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At Least 4 Million Have Lost Medicaid Coverage Since Pandemic-Era Eligibility Rule Expired

HeadlineAug 01, 2023

U.S. health officials are urging states to retain more low-income people in Medicaid, as they warn too many recipients are now losing their coverage. Some 4 million people have recently been dropped from Medicaid over paperwork issues as states continue to purge the rolls after the lifting of a pandemic-era rule on eligibility. That figure is likely higher, as only 38 states have voluntarily made their data public.

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