The latest annual survey of state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program directors by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Georgetown University Center for Children and Families looks at state approaches to renewing Medicaid and CHIP enrollments over the past year and once the COVID-19 public health emergency’s continuous enrollment requirement ends on March 31. According to the January survey, all states have encouraged enrollees to update their contact information; 43 states have continued to process ex parte renewals over the past year; 41 states are engaging managed care organizations to help with renewals; and 35 states are prioritizing renewals based on factors such as time since last renewal and potential ineligibility. More than two-thirds of states said they have extended or plan to extend postpartum coverage for a full 12-months post pregnancy.

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