Jan, 13, 2023

Improving Ex Parte Renewal Rates to Support Unwinding: Questions and Answers

When the federal Medicaid continuous coverage requirement expires, states will be required to redetermine eligibility for over 90 million Medicaid enrollees, threatening the historic coverage gains achieved during the federal public health emergency (PHE). One of the most effective tools for states to mitigate coverage loss for eligible people during “unwinding” and beyond is ex parte redetermination. This Q&A is intended to serve as a resource for states looking to improve their current ex parte processes to support their efforts during unwinding and well beyond.