Shelby is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Health Division at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
Shelby is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Health Division at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. She focuses primarily on the implementation of effective outreach and program simplification strategies to promote enrollment and retention in health insurance affordability programs. From 1997 to 2007, Shelby worked for Inova Health System in northern Virginia. She was directly involved in the creation and implementation of Inova’s Partnership for Healthier Kids (PHK), a multi-sector collaborative focused on connecting uninsured children to health care services including Medicaid and CHIP.
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May 12, 2014
As we honor moms, we should recognize the important role that many of them play in keeping their families healthy — including getting them the health coverage that they need. More than 8 million people enrolled in private health coverage during the first open enrollment season for health reform’s insurance marketplaces. Another 4.8 million individuals enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Many moms were undoubtedly behind those numbers. After all, moms often coordinate their children’s health care — selecting their doctors, taking them to appointments, and...