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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Thousands of Georgians face immediate loss of Medicaid insurance

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been edited to correct the placement of the closing quotes. The Department of Human Services said people will need to check the I want to continue receiving benefits box on the form at the end of the denial letter to continue receiving coverage. There are additional requirements beyond checking the box. Thousands of Georgians who depended on Medicaid for health insurance during the pandemic could lose coverage Thursday as the state ends its first batch of policy reevaluations as emergency protections expire, state records show.…

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