Why millions of Americans lose health care coverage – Deseret News

When the public health emergency related to COVID-19 ended, so did continuous Medicaid health insurance coverage for many vulnerable US families. But in a process that has, as of March 19, dropped 11.19 million people, including 4.61 million children, many former beneficiaries may not know they’re losing coverage or that they may be eligible to get it back. Utah at this point has the highest rate of “procedural” terminations, according to a state-by-state analysis by the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University, which used national data reported to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In Utah, 94%…