Fierce Healthcare September 16, 2022
Robert King

Several state insurance regulators believe it could take up to one year to fully finish redetermining eligibility for their Medicaid populations after the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ends

State regulatory officials and a consumer outreach group shared how they are preparing for the end of the PHE during a meeting Thursday of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, which advises Congress on Medicaid and CHIP issues. While preparations are underway, some said that more funding and outreach could be needed.

In Florida, advocates such as Jodi Rey of the nonprofit Florida Covering Kids & Families are still awaiting word on the state’s plan to handle the unwinding. 

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Topics: ACA (Affordable Care Act), CMS, Govt Agencies, Healthcare System, Insurance, Medicaid, Patient / Consumer, Public Health / COVID, States
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