Applications Received For Insurance Affordability Programs Through Other Eligibility Pathways
The number of Insurance Affordability Programs (IAPs) applications received through other eligibility pathways. Other eligibility pathways include applications transferred through transition from Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTC) to Medi-Cal, as well as applications submitted through Hospital Presumptive Eligibility (HPE), through Express Lane, or the Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP) during a reporting period. APTC to Medi-Cal batch data is reported by CalHEERS and MEDS and consists of individuals who are no longer eligible for APTC but are eligible for Medi-Cal. Another eligibility pathway is Express Lane Eligibility (ELE), which is a program that waives the need for a Medi-Cal eligibility determination for 12 months if the individual is enrolled in CalFresh. Hospital Presumptive Eligibility (HPE) applications are submitted through qualified HPE Providers. ELE and HPE data are reported by DHCS and commencing with this report, MCAP applications are reported by MAXIMUS Inc. This dataset is part of public reporting requirements of set forth in the California Welfare and Institutions Code 14102.5.