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End of Medicaid coverage hits more Black and Hispanic Americans

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2024
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The end of the Medicaid scheme has hit more Black and Hispanic Americans, a new study found. During the COVID-19 pandemic, health insurance coverage improved significantly for millions of Americans through Medicaid enrollment. However, as the emergency ended in April 2023, around 10 million people lost their Medicaid coverage as states began re-evaluating eligibility. Notably, three-quarters of these disenrollments occurred due to procedural issues rather than ineligibility. These issues often involved enrollees not receiving renewal notices, failing to submit the correct paperwork, or not completing all the required steps for...

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