Unwinding Wednesday #4: PHE Unwinding Related FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions or FAQs are a popular way to provide information based on the types of questions people most frequently ask. But like all types of communications, how well FAQs convey information depends on the audience and how easy the content is to understand. In our 50-State Unwinding Tracker, we have found 28 states […]

Unwinding Wednesday #2: Alert to Update Contact Information Most Common Unwinding Information Found on State Medicaid Websites

Last week, we launched our new 50-State Unwinding Tracker, which reflects whether states have posted key information or documents for preparation of the end of the public health emergency and the lifting of the Medicaid continuous coverage protection. In the coming weeks, we plan to lift up additional information that can be gleaned from the […]

New Unwinding Resources and our “Unwinding Wednesday” Blog Series Kickoff

Today, CCF posted new resources relating to the unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage protection after the public health emergency (PHE) ends. We’re also kicking off our “Unwinding Wednesday” blog series, which will focus on planning, implementation, and monitoring of the unwinding. Tips and Best Practices Updated In August 2021, we released our Unwinding Tips […]

An Estimated 3.8 Million Eligible Children Could Lose Medicaid Due to Administrative Churn During the Unwinding

The Office of the HHS Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) released new projections of the number of people likely to lose Medicaid after the COVID-related continuous coverage protection is lifted at the end of the public health emergency (PHE). Similar to other analyses, ASPE estimates that about 15 million people, including 5.3 million […]

CMS Spotlights State Strategies for Protecting Continuity of Health Coverage when PHE Lifts

As planning for the eventual unwinding of the COVID-19 related Medicaid continuous coverage protection continues, CMS has made significant efforts to provide additional tools and flexibilities to smooth the process for states and promote continuity of coverage. One such effort is allowing states to request time-limited waivers, authorized under Section 1902(e)(14)(A), to assist Medicaid agencies […]