Building an Express Lane Eligibility Initiative: A Roadmap of Key Decisions for States

Building an Express Lane Eligibility Initiative: A Roadmap of Key Decisions for States

In the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA), Congress gave states significant flexibility to design and build Express Lane Eligibility (ELE) enrollment and retention initiatives that meet their unique needs. As a result, in designing an ELE initiative, states face a number of key decision points. Published in partnership with the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, this brief provides an overview and discussion of those key decisions.