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Challenges continue to emerge as the Md. health department works through Medicaid unwinding

October 23, 2023

Before the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency earlier this year, state officials and advocates warned about the challenges that could arise from the massive undertaking of resuming annual redetermination of Medicaid eligibility for millions of people, also known as Medicaid unwinding. Several months in, inappropriate terminations, computer errors and even call center wait times have added hurdles for the Maryland Department of Health and frustrations for some of the 1.8 million Marylanders on Medicaid waiting to see if their coverage will be renewed or if they will be rolled off and have to shop for insurance in the marketplace.

 

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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