MedCity News March 26, 2023
Marissa Plescia

During a panel at the AHIP Medicare, Medicaid, Duals and Commercial Markets Forum, three executives were asked what gives them comfort about the return to Medicaid redeterminations, as well as what worries them. One CMS official said she’s pleased that states are ramping up communication efforts for Medicaid enrollees, but is concerned about the “insurmountable task” ahead.

Medicaid redeterminations — the process for determining if enrollees are still eligible for Medicaid coverage — are set to resume April 1 after being on hold for about three years due to the pandemic.

Up to 18 million people could lose coverage when this happens, and about 21.2% will become uninsured. Key stakeholders, including health plans, advocacy organizations and CMS, are ramping up...

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