UPDATED: State pauses Medicaid disenrollments amid ‘unwinding’ process


(Updated to show that disenrollments have resumed.)

Kansas has paused cutting people off Medicaid as it unwinds from a federal law that blocked beneficiaries from being removed from the federal health insurance program for low-income adults, children, pregnant women, seniors and people with disabilities.

The Kansas Department of Health Environment confirmed that it halted "discontinuances" in May and June because of concerns about postal service delays and other "challenges interfering with the federally required thirty days for members to return their renewals."

It was not immediately disclosed on Monday or Tuesday how long that pause would last. On Wednesday . . .


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