Millions Of Lower-Income People Expected To Shift Between Exchanges And Medicaid

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, in collaboration with The Washington Post, Jenni Bergal writes: "While government officials have spent months scrambling to fix the federal health law’s botched rollout, another issue is looming that could create new headaches for states, health plans – and patients. In 2014, millions of people are expected to shift between the health exchanges and Medicaid, as their income fluctuates over the year. That could be costly for states and insurance companies, and patients could wind up having gaps in coverage or having to switch health plans or doctors" (Bergal, 1/6). Read the story.

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