June 1, 2023

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More than 300,000 Coloradans may lose Medicaid in the next year

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Roughly one out of every 18 Coloradans could find themselves looking for new health care coverage over the coming year, after the end of a federal pandemic-era rule means that more than 300,000 people are likely set to lose Medicaid benefits.

The insurance turmoil — the result of the end of the official federal public health emergency for COVID-19 — represents the largest transition in health coverage since the Affordable Care Act went into place 10 years ago.

“The end of the public health emergency is a pivotal moment for Coloradans,” Adam Fox, the deputy director of the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, said at a news conference earlier this year.

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John Ingold

2023-04-04 03:16:00

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