90K Pennsylvanians have lost Medicaid coverage since the end of pandemic-era rule

Since the end of a pandemic-era policy, roughly 20% of Pennsylvanians who had to renew their Medical Assistance coverage have lost it, according to data the state shares with the federal government.

Slightly more than half of those people lost the health insurance coverage because they were no longer eligible, likely because their income was too high to remain in the program. But just under half — more than 40,000 people — were removed from the program for procedural reasons: failure to return paperwork, a problem many advocates have been warning about.

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