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Federal officials warn of ‘inappropriate’ Medicaid terminations; Maryland, other states told to review redetermination process

September 22, 2023

As Maryland continues the redetermination of 1.8 million residents’ eligibility for Medicaid, the federal government is requiring all states to suspend the disenrollment of some who would have normally been kicked off the low-income health care plan, and reinstate the enrollment of others. At issue is a concern from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that some people were inappropriately disenrolled, and the agency instructed states to evaluate their redetermination metrics to ensure as many qualified people can stay enrolled as possible.

 

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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