For more than two years, the state has maintained coverage for Medicaid participants as a condition of receiving enhanced federal Medicaid funding under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The result is a significant increase in coverage for all Americans, including pregnant and postpartum individuals.
Once federal Medicaid’s continued coverage requirements expire, the state will make nearly all Medicaid recipients eligible, including the approximately 1.7 million people enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) pregnancy-eligible group. redetermine.
In “Protecting Postpartum Personal Coverage at the End of the Public Health Emergency,” an outline of issues prepared for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health and Value Strategy Program, Manatt Health said: It reviews proactive strategies states can deploy to help individuals stay healthy after giving birth. Access to coverage and care when your Medicaid continuing coverage coverage ends and beyond.
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