A variety of resources, including template communications materials and toolkits, are available to assist states and stakeholders in planning and preparing for the end of the PHE as we get closer to the unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage protection. Tips and Best Practices for States and Stakeholders Unwinding the Medicaid continuous coverage protection will be a […]
A few months ago, we wrote about new data from CMS on approvals of time-limited waivers, or (e)(14) waivers, that states may adopt to smooth the unwinding process and mitigate unnecessary gaps in coverage. Only 20 states had been approved for these temporary waivers at the time the data was initially released. Since then, the […]
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A new brief by the Urban Institute indicates that nearly two-thirds of adults (62 percent) who are covered by or have a Medicaid-enrolled family member are unaware that Medicaid renewals will be restarting in the future. Of those who had heard at least a little about the resumption of renewals, the largest source of information […]
In mid-October, Secretary Becerra extended the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) until January 11, 2023. It was the 11th 90-day extension since the PHE was first declared in January 2020. If this were to be the last extension HHS Secretary Becerra would have given states and stakeholders a 60-day advance notice earlier this week, as […]
Over the past two years, CMS has published a wealth of resources designed to aid states in the unwinding process. These documents, which provide guidance and lay out flexibilities available to states, are available on a single landing page on Medicaid.gov. In our tenth installment of Unwinding Wednesday, we are highlighting a recent addition to […]