One-Year Continuous Coverage Effects During Unwinding Uncertain

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 26, 2023 at 4:09 PM
Medicaid beneficiary advocates are unsure how much new policies granting one-year continuous coverage to children and new mothers are helping enrollees keep their coverage during the mass post-COVID redeterminations. Democrats had pushed to include the permanent continuous coverage policies and other Medicaid investments in last year’s spending bill, which saved billions by ending Medicaid’s maintenance of effort requirements -- and enhanced federal funding -- on April 1, instead of winding down in July 2023 as the Congressional Budget Office expected...

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