Under the Affordable Care Act, young people who have aged-out of foster care are now allowed to use Medicaid until they turn 26. How does one get enrolled? The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (SCAA) released new materials for both individual enrollees and providers to help explain the Medicaid to 26 benefit.
Population of focus: Youth who were in foster care
Links to resource:
- Access resources on the SCAA website
- Download a brochure with steps to getting enrolled
- Frequently Asked Questions: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Provision Extending Medicaid Coverage of Former Foster Care Youth (FFY) to Age 26 Regardless of Income/Resources (pdf)
Organization: Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy