Becker's Healthcare September 29, 2023
The shift from Medicaid coverage to individual exchange coverage is not going as planned, The Washington Post reported Sept. 28.
In April, states began removing individuals no longer eligible for Medicaid from the program for the first time since March 2020. Federal officials hoped many of those losing coverage would enroll in individual plans through the ACA Exchange.
Even in states investing in helping people who have lost their coverage find an individual plan, uptake has been slow, The Washington Post reported.
New Mexico is covering the cost of the first month of coverage for Medicaid members transitioning to ACA plans — but just 9 percent of people disenrolled from Medicaid in the state so far have...