mum error rate. As budgets tighten, cost effectiveness becomes even more important.

  • Implementing presumptive eligibility on the basis of self-reporting of income, with income auditing, using sample-based auditing as a way to measure and limit error rates in enrollment.

  • Continuing to apply lessons learned in SCHIP outreach to improve Medicaid outreach.

  • States should consider using the school lunch program and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to target SCHIP-eligible children.

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