Promoting Public Benefits Access Through Web-Based Tools and Outreach: A National Scan of Efforts. Volume II: Detailed Summary Tables of Benefits Access Efforts. InRoads (Information Network for Resident Online Access and Delivery of Services)

04/08/2011

Description

West Virginia's website for benefit screening and application, implemented in 2002. The website includes a specific portal for outreach partners. The effort leverages concepts from PA Compass, developed for PA Department of Public Welfare in consultation with Deloitte.

Key benefit programs

TANF; SNAP; Medicaid; CHIP; LIHEAP

Other benefit programs

Medicare Savings Program; long-term care; voter registration, school clothing allowance; non-emergency medical transportation

Key technological components

Online application that can be sent electronically; online screener/benefits calculator; application and eligibility systems integration

Other key components

Outreach conducted by for-profit or nonprofit partners; application assistance

Target population

General low-income population

Geographic reach

Statewide

State/s (abbreviation)

WV

Locality (cities or counties)

 

Selected sources of information

https://www.wvinroads.org/inroads/PGM/ASP/SC001.asp

http://ccf.georgetown.edu/index/pennsylvania-full-example

Printable online application also available at:

http://www.wvdhhr.org/bcf/policy/imm/IMManualChanges/525/DFA_2.pdf and

http://www.chip.wv.gov/SiteCollectionDocuments/WVCHIP%20Application.pdf


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