More than 66,000 Idahoans who had pandemic-era protections are losing Medicaid – Idaho Capital Sun

More than 66,000 people will lose Idaho’s Medicaid coverage as the state embarks on a major eligibility review following the end of the national public health emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s about 73% of people whose Medicaid Idaho reviews have completed so far. The state has about 62,500 more reviews to complete. If the trend continues, more than 100,000 people who had Medicaid in Idaho this spring would lose their health coverage unless they get private health insurance, try to re-enroll for Medicaid, or get coverage in some other…

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