How Washington is turning pandemic relief into a Medicaid crisis
Sometimes, a temporary crisis can justify both haste and waste. But no temporary crisis can ever justify a response that creates a second, permanent crisis.
Unfortunately, the federal government’s ongoing response to the fading COVID-19 pandemic is doing just that. As a result of federal restrictions on the removal of ineligible Medicaid enrollees, we are witnessing the subversion and implosion of our safety net in slow motion.