Overlapping Coverage Can Help Mitigate Churn

However, a study published by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans notes that more than 40 percent of marketplace insurers are “overlap issuers” that offer ACA marketplace plans and Medicaid managed care coverage in the same state. Although overlap issuers are less prevalent at the county-level, dual offerings can help mitigate the impact of churn among low-income individuals who experience small income fluctuations that cause them to waver between Medicaid eligibility and marketplace plans.

Fierce Health Payer, April 27.

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