States continue to focus their efforts on outreach and communications, with several states adopting a collaborative approach to disseminating information about unwinding. States are co-branding communications materials across Medicaid and the Marketplace and some states are working with other stakeholders, such as managed care plans and community-based organizations, to reach out to enrollees. This States of Unwinding post features updates from Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.
As of May 1, an additional 14 states will begin terminating individuals determined ineligible for Medicaid. To prepare Medicaid enrollees for this upcoming deadline, Medicaid agencies and state Marketplaces are doubling down on their outreach and communication efforts. As unwinding progresses, more states are putting out press releases warning enrollees about scams. Beyond communications and outreach, states are also implementing safeguards for individuals who missed the window to sign up for Medicare Supplement policies. This States of Unwinding post features updates from Arizona, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.
This second post in the States of Unwinding series highlights the work states are engaged in to operationalize unwinding following the expiration of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement as of March 31. While states continue to focus on outreach and communication efforts, they are also working on coordinating with their State-Based Marketplaces, investing additional resources to increase their workforce and leveraging federal flexibilities. This States of Unwinding features updates from Arizona, California, Connecticut, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York and Texas.
This first post in the States of Unwinding series highlights the work states are doing to prepare for the end of the continuous coverage requirement on March 31, 2023. Leading up to the expiration date, states are focused on communication and outreach efforts and also leveraging federal flexibilities to improve processes in preparation for conducting renewals. This States of Unwinding features updates from Alaska, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Kansas, Maine and Rhode Island.