Michigan Family Impact Seminar #7

Innovative State and Local Approaches to Health Coverage for Children

October 7, 2003

Download the Full Report (pdf)
Download the Executive Summary (pdf)

Featured Speakers

Ian Hill, Senior Research Associate in the Health Policy Center, Urban Institute
SCHIP Turns Five: Gaining Ground, But Not Enough

Richard Lichtenstein, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management & Policy, University of Michigan
Breaking Down Barriers to Enrollment in Public Health Insurance: Eastside Access Partnership

Penni Johnson, Program Coordinator, Eastside Access Partnership (EAP)
Breaking Down Barriers to Enrollment in Public Health Insurance: Eastside Access Partnership

Vondie Moore Woodbury, Director, Muskegon Community Health Project
Health Care Access and Community Partnership: Muskegon’s Access Health Program

Additional Chapters/Materials

Introduction, by Laura Bates

A Profile of Uninsured Children in Michigan, by Claudia Wallen

Michigan Residents’ Views on Children’s Health Issues, by Carol S. Weissert

Michigan’s State Children’s Health Insurance Plan (SCHIP), by Emily Tamlyn and Laura Bates

Policy Alternatives

Policy Alternatives and Recommendations

Snapshots of Local Innovative Programs