Policy & Provider Committee
The POLICY & PROVIDER COMMITTEE combined the Hospital & Health Center Committee and the Public Policy Committee. This committee monitors healthcare policy and laws that affect health insurance coverage and access for individuals, children and families as well as healthcare policies affecting hospitals and health centers in Indiana. The committee works with all local coalitions, IHA, IPHCA, ISDH, IRHA, MCEs, and other statewide organizations/associations to identify important policy issues and advocate best practice strategies for enrolling and retaining children and families in Medicaid, CHIP, HIP and Marketplace. The committee recommends policy positions and strategies to the Executive Committee and the Board that promote health coverage and improved access to healthcare for all residents of Indiana. The committee is primarily comprised of individuals interested in policy advocacy for CKF-IN, hospitals and community-based clinics.
Schools & Early Childhood/Indiana School Health Network (ISHN) Committee
The SCHOOLS & EARLY CHILDHOOD/ISHN COMMITTEE is a combination of the Early Childhood Committee and the Schools Committee. Membership will include, at a minimum, IDOE, ISDH, FSSA, and should have at least one representative from the Board and representation from local coalitionS. This committee will focus on reaching uninsured children through statewide early childhood programs and initiatives; school programs and working with school health initiatives such as the Indiana School Health Network. Responsibilities will include identifying best-practice outreach and enrollment strategies within early childhood programs, schools, state youth and family initiatives, health care organizations, state agencies, state youth and family initiatives, and coordinating the annual ISHN School Health Conference