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Avoiding the cliff

In non-Medicaid expansion states, youth with SCD who are enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP face the likely loss of health insurance when they become adults. This exacerbates all of the health, financial, social, and emotional challenges that accompany transition. Some of these youth have hospital utilization patterns that qualify them for adult SSDI coverage, though they are not likely to realize it unless state Medicaid programs are assertively and effectively promoting awareness of this...

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Jane Branscomb

Atlanta, United States

Joined this community on Aug 20, 2020

Bio Project director for Georgia Hemoglobin Disorders Data Coordinating Center at Georgia Health Policy Center, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

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