Actuaries' Perspective on the COVID-19 Pandemic's Impact on Medicaid and Medicaid MCOs



The American Academy of Actuaries has just published frequently asked questions and answers discussing the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the Mediciad program and Medicaid managed care organizations. The FAQ provides an actuarial perspective on key questions such as:

  • What will be the impact of COVID-19 on Medicaid enrollment?
  • What will be the impact on per-capita Medicaid service expenditures?
  • How will the increase in FMAP impact state budgets?
  • How will Medicaid MCOs be affected?
  • What are the effects on long-term services and supports utilization and spending?