‘They are counting on us’: AMA adopts policies to help limit insurance loss

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the world has hoped for an end to the public health emergency — but that distinction could also mean millions losing their insurance coverage.Patients enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) have been protected by a requirement in which states must continue to provide coverage to these patients during the public health emergency in return for “a temporary increase in federal matching funds,” according to an AMA press release. But once the public health emergency expires, states have to redetermine theRead More