Most people disenrolled from Medicaid have some form of insurance 12 months later

Most people who are disenrolled from Medicaid are enrolled in some kind of other health coverage within 12 months, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation published Jan. 25. 

HHS estimates up to 15 million people could be disenrolled from Medicaid when redeterminations begin on April 1. 

According to the analysis, between 2016 and 2019, 65 percent of those disenrolled from Medicaid were uninsured for some period of time, and 41 percent reenrolled in Medicaid within the year.

Of those who were disenrolled from Medicaid: 

  • 33 percent reenrolled in Medicaid after a period of uninsurance 
  • 26 percent maintained another source of health insurance without a period of uninsurance
  • 16 percent were uninsured then enrolled in another form of coverage within six months 
  • 17 percent were uninsured 12 months after being disenrolled from Medicaid 
  • 9 percent reenrolled in Medicaid after enrolling in another form of insurance 

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