CMS released a new set of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) Unwinding FAQs on Medicaid.gov and another state resource with background information on ex parte renewal requirements and considerations. It includes strategies states can use to increase ex parte renewal rates, and other strategies to better automate eligibility renewals.
CMS is also hosting a monthly webinar series for the Medicaid and CHIP Continuous Enrollment Unwinding. Register for the upcoming December webinar here and view previous webinar recordings on the CMS website. See below for additional resources:
- COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers: See page 12-13 for FQHC-relevant items).
- Unwinding Homepage: For states and stakeholders about the unwinding and resources to help plan and prepare.
- Medicaid and CHIP Beneficiary Resource Page: For individuals enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP to help prepare to renew their coverage when states restart eligibility renewals after the PHE.
- Unwinding Communications Toolkit: Provides key messages and materials (in multiple languages) for states and stakeholders to use when communicating about the Continuous Enrollment Unwinding.