Monitoring Outcomes for Former Welfare Recipients: A Review of 11 Survey Instruments. Appendix VI: Knowledge of Food Stamp and Medicaid Eligibility

08/11/1999

State Knowledge of benefits (Food Stamps) Knowledge of benefits (Medicaid)
Arizona When you stopped receiving Cash Assistance in January-98, did you receive information from DES letting you know that you might be able to continue to receive Food Stamps? Did DES let you know that you might still be eligible for Medical Assistance (AHCCS) for yourself when you stopped receiving cash assistance? Did you receive information from DES, letting you know that your child(ren) might still be eligible for Medical Assistance, when you stopped receiving ...
Florida Q37. Did you know that you may continue to get Food Stamps after leaving WAGES? Q38. Did you know that YOUR CHILDREN may continue to get Medicaid after leaving WAGES? Q39. Did you know that ADULTS may continue to get MEDICAID after leaving WAGES?
Georgia Now, we'd like to ask you a few questions about how welfare works in Georgia. We want to learn how well people understand the new rules. ... qmode3. Once you leave TANF, do Medicaid benefits end?  
Illinois VIII-1B Did you think you would be eligible to receive food stamps after you left cash assistance? VIII-1C. Did your case worker or someone else from the welfare office tell you that you might be eligible for food stamps after you left welfare cash assistance? VIII-2B Did you think you would be eligible to get a Medicaid card for yourself after you left cash assistance? VIII-1C. Did your case worker or someone else from the welfare office tell you that you might be eligible to get a Medicaid card for yourself after you left welfare cash assistance? Both questions repeated, asking about "Medicaid or KidCare card"
Missouri   I.7. Do you think a child of yours could receive Medicaid benefits even if you were not receiving cash assistance from the State's AFDC or TANF program? Have you ever heard of the Children's Health Initiative Program or MC+ Program?
South Carolina 42. There are some benefits that people can continue to get even if they are no longer on welfare. I need to ask if you know about these. First, Did you know that you may continue to get Food Stamps after leaving welfare? 43. Did you know that children may continue to get Medicaid after leaving welfare? 44. Did you now that adults who leave welfare to work may continue to get Medicaid?
Wisconsin There are some benefits that you may still be eligible for after you leave W-2. The next few questions will ask whether you've heard about these benefits or not. Did you know that after W-2 you may be eligible for Food Stamps? Did you know that after W-2 your children may continue to be eligible to get Medicaid? ... adults who work may be eligible to get Medicaid?
Washington    
Cuyahoga/LA    
San Mateo    
D.C.    

Note:  Another survey not included in this review, a study of families diverted from TANF in Milwaukee, asks, "Can someone receive Food Stamps without participating in W-2? And "Can someone receive Medicaid without participating in W-2?