With the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, states are now undertaking in earnest the challenge of reconsidering Medicaid eligibility for millions of people currently on their Medicaid rolls – something federal law has prohibited them from doing since the early days of the pandemic.

And while 65 percent of those currently enrolled in Medicaid, according to a recent survey, are unaware of the current process and the possibility that they may soon lose their Medicaid eligibility, states are already reconsidering beneficiaries’ eligibility.

Learn more about what has become known as “Medicaid unwinding” and the impact it is starting to have on long-time Medicaid participants, in Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere in the NPR report “In some states, hundreds of thousands dropped from Medicaid.”