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CMS Launches New Enhancement to Assist Beneficiaries Preparing for Medicaid & CHIP Eligibility Renewals


On May 23, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched enhancements to to help beneficiaries prepare to renew their Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage. When the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ends, states will restart regular Medicaid and CHIP eligibility renewals, and the enhancements added to will help connect beneficiaries directly to their state to obtain needed information. 

A call to action button, added to the homepage, will enable beneficiaries to be automatically directed to a new Renew Your Medicaid and CHIP coverage page that provides information on how beneficiaries can get ready to renew, including updating contact information, checking their mail and completing a renewal form, if needed. The page also provides an interactive map to easily connect beneficiaries directly to their state Medicaid agency.  

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