CMS Advises States On Kids Continuous Coverage Req Effective Jan. 1

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / October 12, 2023 at 2:25 PM
Medicaid beneficiary advocates are cheering CMS’ latest guidance on how states will comply with the Jan. 1 one-year continuous coverage requirements for children, calling the announcement a significant step in helping families retain their kids’ health care. Congress passed last year mandatory one-year continuous coverage for children enrolled in Medicaid beginning Jan. 1, 2024, and made permanent the streamlined option under the American Rescue Plan, which lets states extend postpartum coverage from 60 days to one year by passing a...

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