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Medicaid redeterminations are going worse than expected, experts say

25 May 2023 4:54 PM | Deborah Hodges (Administrator)

After a three-year period of continuous Medicaid/CHIP enrollment under the COVID-19 public health emergency, states could begin terminating coverage for ineligible residents in April. With redeterminations underway, health policy experts say too many people in some states are losing health coverage for the wrong reasons. [Becker's Payer Issues]

"Too many people are falling through the cracks in the system," Alison Yager, executive director of the Florida Health Justice Project, told Vox on May 19. "This should be of grave concern to all those charged with protecting the health of our residents."

...HHS has estimated that 15 million people total will lose Medicaid coverage during redeterminations.



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