Senate Bill Clarifies People With Limited Medicaid Coverage Eligible For COVID Services

By Amy Lotven / March 25, 2020 at 11:20 PM
The latest version of the Senate stimulus package includes a fix clarifying that anyone with Medicaid benefits that are not considered minimum essential coverage will still be eligible to get coverage for COVID-19-related expenses, per the Coronavirus response legislation passed last week . While Medicaid generally covers a full range of services, the program can also cover additional limited benefits. For example, many states cover pregnancy-related care. A Medicaid source explains that of the states that cover pregnancy-only benefits, CMS...

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