Bloomberg Law
Jan. 9, 2023, 11:25 PM

Medicaid Offers States Guidelines on Unwinding From Pandemic

Ganny Belloni
Ganny Belloni

State Medicaid directors can help beneficiaries who lose coverage during the pandemic unwinding process to stay covered with Obamacare plans, according to a blueprint released by the CMS.

The guidelines from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services aim to help states trying to aid beneficiaries who are expected to lose Medicaid coverage when measures guaranteeing eligibility during the pandemic expire April 1 under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, the massive congressional spending bill signed in December.

According to Department of Health and Human Services estimates, about 15 million people are expected to lose Medicaid coverage when regular eligibility ...