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The information in this paper supports the President's New Freedom Initiative initiative by describing how a state might use the Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability (HIFA) waiver option under Section 1115 authority to improve access to community-based services for persons with mental illness. These services can include basic health care coverage, enhanced community-based supports, and provisions to encourage the use of employer-sponsored insurance (ESI).
Populations:Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Section 1115; HIFA; Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability; Disproportionate Share Hospital; DSH; State Children’s Health Insurance Program; SCHIP
President\'s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50528