Promoting Public Benefits Access Through Web-Based Tools and Outreach: A National Scan of Efforts. Volume II: Detailed Summary Tables of Benefits Access Efforts. NH Electronic Application System (EASY)

04/08/2011

Description

Online screener and multiple benefit application. The effort leverages concepts from PA COMPASS, developed for PA Department of Public Welfare in consultation with Deloitte.  It began in 2006 as a pilot through selected providers, and was implemented statewide from any online location (without partner assistance) in 2011.

Key benefit programs

TANF; SNAP; Medicaid; federal child care assistance

Other benefit programs

Medicare Savings Program; long-term care

Key technological components

Online application that can be sent electronically; online screener/benefits calculator

Other key components

Application assistance

Target population

General low-income population

Geographic reach

Statewide

State/s (abbreviation)

NH

Locality (cities or counties)

 

Selected sources of information

https://nheasy.nh.gov/login

http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/media/pr/12152010NHEasyChangesPilot.htm

http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/SR_htm/supervisory_releases/2009/sr_09_33_dated_09_09.htm

http://www.nhlgc.org/affiliate/NHLWAA/pdf_documents/Welfare09_brochure.pdf

Printable application also available online at:

http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/dfa/documents/assistance.pdf

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