HA-Issues In Health Reform: How Changes In Eligibility May Move Millions Back And Forth Between Medicaid And Insurance Exchanges

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This Health Affairs article lays out the issues changes in eligibility may have on individuals whose incomes flucuate throughout the year. The "churning" of these individuals between Medicaid and the insurance exchanges will disrupt the continuity and quality of care for millions of Americans. The options presented by the authors include establishing a minimum guaranteed eligibility period and "dually certifying" some plans to serve both Medicaid and exchange enrollees.

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Date: Mar 2011
Author: Benjamin D. Sommers and Sara Rosenbaum