Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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Medicaid unwinding: WV among 30 states not complying with federal requirements 

BY: - September 25, 2023

As states return to pre-pandemic eligibility rules for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, up to 10,000 West Virginia children may have wrongly lost coverage because the state is conducting automatic renewals for the program at the household level instead of individually, federal officials said Thursday.  West Virginia was not among the 23 states […]

Despite federal warnings, red and blue states aggressively cull Medicaid rolls

BY: - September 1, 2023

Despite federal warnings to slow down, both red and blue states have cut off Medicaid coverage for nearly 4 million people because they lack the proper paperwork. In at least four states, half of all the people who have lost coverage for any reason are children. During the pandemic, the federal government directed states not […]

A new Medicare proposal would cover training for family caregivers

BY: - August 22, 2023

Even with extensive caregiving experience, Patti LaFleur was unprepared for the crisis that hit in April 2021, when her mother, Linda LaTurner, fell out of a chair and broke her hip. LaTurner, 71, had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia seven years before. For two years, she’d been living with LaFleur, who managed insulin injections for […]