May, 10, 2022

Mitigating Coverage Loss When the Public Health Emergency Ends: The Role of the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces

As many as 16 million people are expected to lose Medicaid once the COVID-19 public health emergency and the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement end. One-third of these could be eligible for ACA marketplace plans. In a new post for the Commonwealth Fund’s To the Point blog, Sabrina Corlette and Maanasa Kona of the Georgetown Center on Health Insurance Reforms discuss strategies that marketplaces can deploy to help reduce the potential coverage loss and help consumers make a smooth transition