Families USA Calls For One More Public Health Emergency Extension

By Amy Lotven / November 8, 2022 at 3:55 PM
Consumer advocacy group Families USA Tuesday (Nov. 8) called on the Biden administration to extend the public health emergency (PPHE) beyond Jan. 11 to give states more time to prepare to reverify about 90 million Medicaid beneficiaries once the emergency ends. Without an extension, states would no longer be required to keep Medicaid beneficiaries on their rolls as of Jan. 31, and the 6.2% increase in federal matching funds would expire as of March 31. States have 14 months from...

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