Inside CMS - 07/11/2019

CMS Tells States How To Help Census Workers Stay On Medicaid

By James Romoser
July 3, 2019 at 2:42 PM
As the federal government prepares to hire thousands of people to work on the 2020 census, state Medicaid programs should implement safeguards to prevent low-income census workers from losing their Medicaid eligibility as a result of a temporary bump in income, CMS told states Wednesday (July 3). “The Census Bureau is working hard to recruit low-income individuals for census work, and one of the elements of a successful recruiting effort is ensuring the continued availability of Medicaid and CHIP coverage...

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