The federal government’s “continuous enrollment provision,” which was part of the Families First Corona Virus Response Act that went into effect in March 2020, has now ended. As a result, more than a million people with Medicaid have lost coverage as of June 12, 2023, according to a new article in Becker’s.
Some enrollees are being dropped for “procedural termination” and disenrolled because they did not return required paperwork. A parent with a child who may have been disenrolled often does not realize that the child may still be eligible for either Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
To ensure patient coverage and hospital financial reimbursement, Meduit can help with MedQualify. MedQualify can help by:
- Reviewing patients who have been dropped by Medicaid for changes in eligibility
- Working with patients to complete the proper paperwork and submit electronically
- Taking a look at additional federal and state programs, such as CHIP, that they may be eligible for
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The time is now to review patient eligibility for Medicaid as well as additional state and private programs that may be available to the patient. Learn more about MedQualify here: