ICD10monitor September 25, 2023
CMS is requiring states to pause disenrollments as greater scrutiny is placed on the health insurance programs that cover the nation’s most vulnerable populations.
Citing a wave of “inappropriate” disenrollments, federal officials said last week that they are pushing to ensure that many of the nation’s most financially vulnerable children and families retain their health insurance coverage.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) specifically said that it has helped half a million children and families regain their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP) coverage. The move comes after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last month issued a call to action to states regarding what they described as “systems inappropriately disenrolling children and other enrollees,...