Researchers note pending legislation could continue to strengthen the health insurance safety net and fill the Medicaid coverage gap. State policymakers encourage setting an expiration date for continuous coverage requirements to help states plan their redetermination process. Experts suggest that timely public reporting of disenrollments and coordination between state Medicaid agencies and Marketplaces are essential to monitoring the requirement’s rollback and ensuring states avoid disenrolling eligible Medicaid enrollees.
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