Hawaii Delays Medicaid Terminations, Others Rack Up Disenrollments

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 12, 2023 at 6:51 PM
While Arkansas and other states continue to shock advocates with how many Medicaid beneficiaries they’ve dropped from the rolls -- nearly 6 million enrollees have lost coverage -- Hawaii is pausing all procedural disenrollments, terminating someone for non-eligibility reasons, until 2024. “Med-QUEST [Hawaii’s Medicaid program] has paused terminations for the remainder of 2023, meaning coverage will continue through at least the end of this year without interruption except for those who voluntarily ask Med-QUEST to end their coverage, those who...

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