August 20, 2020

Missouri becomes 38th state to approve expanding Medicaid to cover more uninsured adults

On August 4, Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to expand eligibility for the state’s Medicaid program to 138 percent of the federal poverty level (earning […]
July 14, 2020

Cadre Enrollment stabilizes hospital revenue amid growing uninsured numbers

Where the overall economy has remained somewhat buoyed by a government safety net, job losses are mounting, and hospitals are facing a growing financial fallout from […]
May 29, 2020

Increasing Unemployment Numbers Highlight Need for Hospitals to Identify Individuals Potentially Eligible for Medicaid, Other Public Coverage

An estimated 27 million people will lose their health insurance after job loss because of COVID-19, according to data from by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Of these people, 79 percent were likely eligible for some form of publicly subsidized coverage in May. Most were eligible for Medicaid (12.7 million), and an additional 8.4 million were eligible for marketplace subsidies to purchase private health insurance.