CMS: Five Million Latines Could Lose Medicaid Coverage At PHE’s End

By Bridget Early / September 30, 2022 at 2:10 PM
HHS' eventual unwinding of the public health emergency could cause over 4.6 million Latines to lose Medicaid coverage, over 60% of whom could still be eligible for Medicaid, CMS officials and health policy experts said during the agency’s most recent (Sept. 28) webinar on the PHE unwinding. Experts urged state Medicaid boards and other stakeholders to take steps to ensure Latine enrollees don’t slip through the cracks when the PHE expires. CMS’ officials made no mention of HHS Secretary Xavier...

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