Update: Georgia Now Suing CMS For Denying an Extension Request That Hasn’t Really Even Been Filed

As we have recently covered, and as we explained before it launched, Georgia’s “Pathways to Coverage” demonstration is riddled with defects. Pathways is the state’s alternative to a standard Medicaid expansion—an expansion with work requirements that has resulted in Georgia enrolling (as best we can tell) less than one percent of those eligible (yes, that’s […]

Child Enrollment in the Marketplaces Rose by Nearly 40 Percent During 2024 Open Enrollment but Increase Offsets Only Modest Share of Child Medicaid Unwinding Enrollment Losses

On March 22, 2024, the Centers for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released more detailed information on the nearly 21.5 million people — a historic high by far — who enrolled in the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces during the 2024 Open Enrollment Period. According to […]

A Deeper Dive into Florida’s Lawsuit Seeking to Undermine the New Requirement for 12-Months Continuous Eligibility for Children in Separate State CHIP Programs

As my colleague Joan Alker explains, the state of Florida recently sued the federal government to block guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implementing the new requirement that all states provide 12-months continuous eligibility for children in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as of January 1, 2024.  Specifically, […]