Medicaid Directors Cautiously Prepare For PHE To Expire In January

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / November 22, 2021 at 2:39 PM
State Medicaid directors are getting anxious as the Biden administration has yet to announce whether it will extend the public health emergency beyond mid-January, making it difficult for them to prepare to restart the process of reviewing Medicaid beneficiary eligibility and train staff on a renewal process that hasn’t been done in nearly two years. One state Medicaid director said about 40% of his staff have never done an eligibility redetermination before. The National Association of Medicaid Directors asked the...

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