Politico: Immigration Status May Cost People Obamacare Coverage

Politico reports that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is sending letters this week to 310,000 people whose citizenship or immigration status is in question, saying if they don’t send documents by Sept. 5 they will lose coverage at the end of the month. The recipients of these letters comprise a portion of the almost 1 million people with citizenship or immigration “data-matching” errors that CMS has been working for the last three months to resolve. CMS reports that they have closed 450,000 such cases so far and have an additional 210,000 “in progress.”
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