Report: ACA has made Medicaid coordination, re-enrollment much smoother

A new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation has concluded that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provided most states with significant technological upgrades that allowed them to enroll individuals into Medicaid coverage much more efficiently than in the past. That helped more providers receive payments for treating what had previously been uninsured patients. The renewal process for Medicaid enrollees was also made easier by the ACA. "These [coordination] steps makes it easier and faster for people to connect to coverage," said Samantha Artiga, associate director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. >> Read the full article at FierceHealthPayer

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