Estimated 125,000 Kansans at risk of losing Medicaid coverage during ‘unwinding’


An estimated 125,000 Kansans could be cut off the state Medicaid rolls unless they take steps to have their eligibility reviewed, state officials said Friday.

Gov. Laura Kelly, Democratic U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids and top state health officials joined together to remind Medicaid beneficiaries that they now need to have their eligibility reviewed as required by federal law.

The federal government suspended those eligibility reviews during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, but they started up again in April under legislation passed by Congress.

States across the country are now "unwinding" the continuous enrollment provision in federal law that . . .


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