Healthcare DIVE January 24, 2022
Samantha Liss

Dive Brief:

  • A group of stakeholders aired their concerns over Medicaid redeterminations, which will begin once the COVID-19 public health emergency is over,┬ábefore the influential advisory panel that guides Congress on issues facing the Medicaid program.
  • Last week, stakeholders told the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Payment and Access Commission that a chief concern is unnecessarily interrupting coverage for the vulnerable population.
  • They’re also worried about having enough advance notice and time to process through the applications after Medicaid rolls have swelled considerably during the public health emergency.

Dive Insight:

The fallout from the pandemic caused record unemployment, which stoked fears of insurance coverage losses at a time when people needed it most: during a deadly pandemic....

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Topics: Congress / White House, Govt Agencies, Healthcare System, Insurance, Medicaid, Patient / Consumer, Provider, Public Health / COVID
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