Just as US states begin the Medicaid redetermination process, a new report by Moody’s Investors Services finds that 28 states will see enrollment drop to numbers equivalent to pre-pandemic levels. Some states, the report notes, will settle on enrollment levels higher than those seen before the pandemic-era Medicaid redetermination pause.
According to Frank Diamond, “The redetermination process might also get messy. According to a blog post on the website of the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), a not-for-profit organization representing state Medicaid agencies, the herculean task of trying to determine Medicaid eligibility as federal dollars dwindle will involve being on the lookout for con artists.”
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(Source: Fierce Healthcare, April 4th, 2023)