The Commonwealth Fund: What Can We Learn from the Unwinding of Continuous Medicaid Enrollment?

America has reached the one-year point in a complex, challenging undertaking with no real parallel in modern social welfare policy. On April 1, 2023, state governments, operating under broad Congressional and federal regulatory direction, began winding down continuous Medicaid enrollment, which had been adopted three years earlier at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress had elected this change to ensure Medicaid coverage would not be interrupted during the public health emergency but terminated it after it ended. Having reached the one-year milestone in the unwinding process, it is valuable to reflect on its impact and assess whether it is time to stabilize Medicaid enrollment.

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Source: https://www.commonwealthfund.org/blog/2024/what-can-we-learn-unwinding-continuous-medicaid-enrollment

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