Child Medicaid Disenrollment Data Shows Wide Variation in State Performance as Continuous Coverage Pandemic Protections Lifted

Download the Full Report (PDF) Background During the COVID-19 public health emergency, states received increased federal Medicaid matching rates in exchange for a commitment to maintain continuous coverage for those enrolled in Medicaid. With the public health emergency winding down, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), 2023, Congress ended the continuous coverage requirement […]

Marketplace Enrollment Among Those Losing Medicaid Coverage During Unwinding Increased by Nearly One-Third in the Second Month of Open Enrollment

As readers of Say Ahhh! know, I have been tracking monthly data (here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the number of people who were either previously enrolled in Medicaid or had experienced a denial or termination during unwinding who then selected a […]

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 […]