CMS: COVID-19 Optional Group Coverage Ends May 11

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg, Michelle M. Stein / February 3, 2023 at 4:42 PM
Uninsured Americans enrolled in the optional Medicaid group offered by select states to cover COVID-19 vaccine, testing and treatments will lose their coverage once the public health emergency ends on May 11 unless the state decides to foot the bill, CMS told Inside Health Policy on Friday (Feb. 3). The end date comes after CMS told Inside Health Policy in January it plans to release new guidance on what implications Congress’ year-end spending package will have on this...

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