Millions to lose coverage as Covid safety net dismantled

Written by on March 31, 2023

  • States can start kicking people off Medicaid on Saturday if they no longer meet the program's pre-pandemic eligibility requirements, which are based mostly on income.
  • HHS estimates that as many as 15 million people stand to lose Medicaid coverage.
  • Many individuals losing Medicaid are expected be eligible for other forms of health insurance, though some people could fall through the bureaucratic cracks.
  • Congress basically barred states from terminating Medicaid coverage during the pandemic, but that . . .

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