Assisting states in their efforts to transform health and health care

Resources for State Officials on Unwinding the Medicaid Continuous Coverage Requirement

A one-stop source of information for states in “unwinding” when the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement ends. This resource page is designed to support states planning for this major coverage event, including developing processes that prioritize coverage retention following the conclusion of the continuous coverage requirement.

Learn More ⇒

November 9, 2022

Supporting Continuity of Coverage from Medicaid into the Marketplace: Post-PHE Considerations for States

Following the unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement, more people are projected to leave Medicaid than currently have marketplace coverage, creating a great risk of coverage loss but also a huge enrollment opportunity for marketplaces. This expert perspective highlights state strategies to maximize continuity of coverage for consumers coming off Medicaid and needing to transition to the marketplace. It focuses both on minimizing gaps in coverage and on maximizing successful enrollment overall.

Nov 10, 2022 Issue Briefs

A growing number of states view extending affordable health coverage to lower-income residents, regardless of immigration status, as a critical step towards narrowing the gap in health coverage, advancing health equity, and improving the overall health and well-being of all residents. This state spotlight reviews California’s approach to expanding health coverage to all lower-income residents, regardless of immigration status, in an effort to help the state’s 3.2 million remaining uninsured, of which 65% are undocumented.

Nov 9, 2022 Webinars

On Wednesday, November 9 State Health and Value Strategies (SHVS) and the Health Foundation of South Florida (HFSF) hosted a webinar that reviewed examples of state approaches to address enrollees’ health-related social needs that do not require an 1115 waiver. During the webinar, experts from Bailit Health reviewed a new SHVS/HFSF resource, Addressing Health-Related Social Needs Through Medicaid Managed Care, described approaches to require and/or incentivize Medicaid plans to address health-related social needs, and facilitated a discussion with state Medicaid officials.

Click here for slides

Click here for webinar recording