• US HHS Encourages States to Educate Eligible Immigrants about Medicaid Coverage

    1 month ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    The US Department of Health and Human Services , through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued an informational bulletin to states' Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program agencies reaffirming that the 2019 Public Charge Final Rule - “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” - is no longer in effect and states should encourage their eligible immigrant populations to access public benefits related to health and housing.
    Consistent with the Department of Homeland Security's currently applicable 1999 guidance on public charge inadmissibility, accessing Medicaid...
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