22 September 2023 - Nearly 500,000 in U.S. Will Regain Health Insurance After State Errors
Half a million children and families regain Medicaid coverage
Tami Luhby (CNN, 21/09/2023)
Some 500,000 children and families have had their Medicaid coverage reinstated after many states improperly terminated their enrollment because of a systems issue, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday.
Half a million children, others being reinstated after removal from Medicaid
Amy Goldstein (The Washington Post, 21/09/2023)
Nearly a half-million children and other individuals in 30 states have been improperly dropped from Medicaid rolls, prompting federal health officials to shut down parts of a massive campaign to figure out who qualifies for the safety-net health insurance in more than half the country.
US makes 30 states pause Medicaid disenrollments after glitch
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday said 30 states must pause disenrollments from their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs and reinstate coverage for people who lost it due to a glitch uncovered in August.
Medicaid Would Be Given to Every Child Under New Senate Bill
Aleks Phillips (Newsweek, 21/09/2023)
Anew bill introduced to the U.S. Senate seeks to extend Medicaid coverage to all children by automatically enrolling them in the federal health insurance program.