Fact Sheet: Supporting Cancer Patients and Survivors Through the Medicaid Unwinding/Redetermination Process

Outlined in the section “Cancer Screening and Mortality Facts Among

Populations with Low Socioeconomic Status (SES) Fact Sheets” is the newly released fact sheet. This user-friendly fact sheet also includes resources to assist states, health systems, organizations, employers in all industries and sectors nationwide.

“Supporting ancer Patients and Survivors Through the Medicaid Unwinding/Redetermination Process”


To increase awareness about this important topic nationwide, access to the SelfMade Health Network (SMHM) Twitter Chat is available and can be shared (if desired)using the hashtag: #MedicaidUnwindingChat

“Medicaid Unwinding/Redetermination/Reenrollment: Sharing, Learning and Embracing Low-Income Populations Nationwide” Twitter Chat

Relevant Article:

“Dr. Julia Skapik, a physician in Mount Vernon, Virginia, and chief medical information officer for the National Association of Community Health Centers. She is especially concerned that people will miss pap smears, mammograms, and screenings in order to avoid medical debt, increasing the likelihood that once-treatable masses will grow undetected, eventually becoming inoperable and fatal.”

Reference: PBS NewsHour “Why Some Cancer Patients Will Fall Off a Medicaid Coverage Cliff This Summer” https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/why-some-cancer-patients-will-fall-off-a-medicaid-coverage-cliff-this-summer