Study: Medicaid enrollment outpacing projections, spurred by COVID-19

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Study: Medicaid enrollment outpacing projections, spurred by COVID-19 tjordan_drupal May 18, 2020

State Medicaid programs are reporting an uptick in enrollment compared with their fiscal year 2020 projections, due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The research, unveiled Friday by the Kaiser Family Foundation, reveals that nearly all surveyed states that were able to provide projections anticipate their FY 2020 enrollment to grow beyond what was anticipated. More than half also expect the same impact on their Medicaid spending for the same period. Furthermore, nearly all states with projections expect this trend to continue into FY

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