Watch this short Soapboxx guide, review the details for each step in the process, then get ready to record your video.
There are 5 specific types of Medicaid experiences that we are featuring for the "Medicaid | The Lived Experience" project. Read the description for each below, then determine which best categorizes the experience you wish to share.
Remember that your video can only be between 20-90 seconds in length. So after determining the type of Medicaid experience you want to discuss, take time to consider what you would like to say in those 20-90 seconds of recording time.
Discuss if your child was helped by Medicaid coverage -or- if your child is being denied coverage for a treatment that your healthcare provider says is necessary like speech therapy, prescription drugs, home health care and durable medical equipment.
Discuss if you are a former foster care child who has benefited from Medicaid coverage to age 26 -or- if you are a former foster care child who lost your Medicaid coverage prior to your 26th birthday.
Discuss if you were helped by Medicaid coverage while pregnant as well as if you were denied coverage -or- were unable to access pregnancy-related services, like a midwife
-or- are at risk of losing your coverage after 60 days postpartum.
Discuss if you are a low-wage earning parent and your child was helped by Medicaid coverage -or- if you are at risk of losing your Medicaid coverage if/when your income increases beyond the mandated limit -or- when your child turns 18 years of age.
Discuss if you are helped by Medicaid coverage, including Medicaid home and community services (HCBS) -or- if you are unable to get needed medical services, including home health HCBS services in order to stay in your home and out of a nursing home.