WVHKFC Steering Committee
meeting was called to order. Those present included:
Julie Greathouse, Renate Pore, Nancy Tolliver, Pam Gunter,
Dennis Sparks, Heather White, Sharon Carte, and Ann Durham.
minutes were reviewed and one sentence was amended.
The minutes were accepted. Dennis Sparks motion,
Community Partners have been selected. Twelve were
selected out of the 35 applications received. A list
of selected partners was developed. If ARC funding is
granted there will be the capacity for an additional 15
partners. The remaining applications will be reviewed
for this additional opportunity at that time.
Legislation- Legislation has been developed. The
legislation has obtained sponsorship by M. Leach, ++++
The plan proposes expanding coverage to children in families
earning between 200-300% of FPL. No cost to state if
they buy in to program with a $25-$30 per month premium.
This would be in addition to the co-pays already established
with the program. The most recent survey shows that
96.3% of all children had had coverage at some time during
the year and 93% had coverage at the time of the survey.
Expansion of CHIP coverage would cover the most of the
remaining uninsured children in WV.
Update- Passive renewal notices are going out to all
families who are up for renewal. This will be done
every other year. A pre-populated form will be sent
out 30 days prior to renewal date asking if any of their
information has changed. If not, the form only needs
to be signed and returned.
a huge spike in electronic applications in January. At
least 500 applications were received. Posters have
been developed and distributed by the CHIP office promoting
use of the inROADS process.
coalition will have a booth for Children’s Day at the
Legislature. Information will be distributed.
Uninsured week will be May 10-16 this year. Last year
we had a tremendous response to our efforts. We will
establish a committee in conjunction with the WVU HPRI to
develop an action plan for this year’s event.
Communication Plan- Anne Durham has formatted a series
of Outreach papers for distribution. These will be
distributed to funders, all RWJF projects, press and in
outreach training. An order form will be developed and
a plan will be developed for future printings.
discussion centered on what we need to establish a
communications plan for the next two years of the project-
how to continue support for programs, people to become more
supportive of insuring adults, a strategy for future
communications. Anne Durham will develop the plan and
share with the coalition.
Full Coalition Meeting- Items to include: CHIP
Legislation, Children’s Day, CHIP customer satisfaction
survey, passive renewal, annual report, outreach papers,
Community partners, training and development of the advisory
committee for Cover the Uninsured Week.
meeting was adjourned.
meeting will be March 3, 2020 at 2003 Quarrier Street.