Medicaid: How Insurance is Changing Post-Pandemic and Will It Impact You?
June 01, 2023
Dr. Philip Chan, Rhode Island Department of Health
During the Public Health Emergency (or PHE), the federal government paused annual renewals for the Medicaid Program to ensure no one lost access to health insurance coverage during the pandemic. Now that the PHE has ended, the Medicaid recertification process began again in Rhode Island on April 1. In this episode of Public Health Out Loud, Dr. Philip Chan is joined by Kristin Sousa, Director of the Medicaid Program, at the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services to share some important information about the program. Why is Medicaid so important? What do Rhode Islanders need to know about the renewal process and how many people will be affected? Download this week’s episode to find out.