The Game Plan — How School and Community Youth Sports Programs Can Help Get Eligible Children Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP

The Game Plan — How School and Community Youth Sports Programs Can Help Get Eligible Children Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP provides strategies and outreach materials to help coaches ensure that children get the health coverage they need. The guide is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Connecting Kids to Coverage Challenge, which calls upon leaders in government, schools, and communities across the country to reach out and enroll all children eligible for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Contents include tips for getting the word out, potential partner organizations, getting media coverage and preparing a media pitch, and resources.

Population of focus: Children and youth eligible for CHIP and Medicaid

Link to resource: Resource Guide (pdf)

Date: 2013

Organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services