Kaiser Family Foundation September 30, 2022
Alice Burns, Jennifer Tolbert, Robin Rudowitz

On August 31, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released a proposed rule designed to make it easier for eligible people to obtain and maintain coverage in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Together, Medicaid and CHIP provide coverage to 89 million low-income people. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made significant changes to help simplify, streamline, and coordinate eligibility and enrollment across health programs, especially for children and adults, but complexities remain, and some eligible people are not enrolled or churn on and off the program. While there are broad eligibility and enrollment rules, states administer the Medicaid program and there is considerable variation in eligibility, enrollment, and renewal policies. The proposed rule would create more uniform processes...

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