What you need to know about Medicaid “Unwind”

May 12, 2023

Changes are coming to Medicaid. It is important to know how these changes could affect your Medicaid coverage. If you are currently enrolled in Medicaid, it is important to know that you may need to renew your coverage. The renewal process is simple and can be completed online, by mail, or by phone.

Step 1: Update your contact information

Make sure that Nebraska Medicaid has your most up-to-date contact information. This includes your mailing address, email, and phone number.

Step 2: Check your mail often

You may receive a printed letter explaining your eligibility for Medicaid. This letter will tell you how to renew your coverage.

Step 3: Fill out your renewal form by the due date

If you are still eligible, fill out the renewal form and return it to Nebraska Medicaid at the address provided. There is a specific due date and timeframe that this form needs to be filled out.

You can also visit www.accessnebraska.ne.gov to sign in to your account to renew your coverage online. You may need to provide updated information about your income, family size, and other personal details.

Help is available and you can receive free assistance.

Go to howtogetcare.org to find a Navigator enrollment specialist. They can help you complete and submit all paperwork.

It is important to renew your Medicaid coverage on time so you do not lose your benefits. Be sure to respond before the due date on your renewal notice.

Speak with your healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns about keeping your Medicaid coverage.

If you are no longer eligible for Medicaid, you may be able to get health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Navigator enrollment specialists can explain the plans and the benefits and even see if you qualify for financial assistance.

Remember, your Medicaid coverage is an important resource that can help you access the healthcare you need. Follow the steps to keep your coverage up to date.


Written by Health Center Association of Nebraska