As of April 1, 2023, states can begin redeterminations to decide if individuals and their family members qualify for coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Patients will need to take steps to find out if they can continue their coverage through Medicaid or CHIP.
This change is occurring because of the December 2022 federal omnibus bill that split the public health emergency from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services annual Medicaid enrollment process.
This means some people with Medicaid or CHIP could be disenrolled from those programs, but they may be eligible to buy a health plan through the health insurance marketplace or obtain one through their employer.
You can help by reminding your patients who have Medicaid to: