HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Reminder of Federal Civil rights Protections

Published: 04/05/2023

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has published a letter to remind states of their obligations under federal civil rights laws as the Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 and the continuous Medicaid coverage comes to an end, and states restart Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility reviews. 

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) allowed for continuous Medicaid and CHIP coverage during the COVID-19 Public Hea

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