Skip to comments.Medicaid applications from HealthCare.gov called flawed; Mo. enrollment dips
Posted on 02/05/2014 5:34:01 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Missouris Medicaid program expected to see an uptick in enrollment with the rollout of HealthCare.gov because outreach efforts would attract more people particularly children who were already eligible.
But the state hasnt added any of them to the Medicaid rolls.
Rather, the number of Missourians on Medicaid has actually decreased by about 14,000 since the marketplace launched on Oct. 1.
The state says application data forwarded by the online exchange is fraught with errors and duplication. Were in the process of sorting it out, said Brian Kinkade, acting director of the social services department.
As for declining Medicaid enrollment, Kinkade and other experts chalk that up to the improving economy.
(Excerpt) Read more at kansascity.com ...
Anybody know Brian Kinkade's political party?
What a cluster**** at all levels.
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