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Health officials seek federal waivers for Medicaid processing as thousands of Marylanders face disenrollments

July 13, 2023

As new data report some 28,000 low-income Marylanders have been disenrolled from Medicaid in June alone and are losing out on federal health coverage, state health officials are looking for ways to make the administrative process for redetermination easier to ensure eligible people do not lose coverage. The Maryland Department of Health has requested more than a dozen federal waivers to temporarily reduce administrative hurdles during a period often referred to as Medicaid unwinding.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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