Have you heard the news?

South Dakota will start Medicaid eligibility reviews.

Don’t risk a gap in your Medicaid or CHIP coverage.


Due to the COVID-19 federal public health emergency, federal regulations prohibited Medicaid from closing for persons found ineligible. Effective April 1, 2023, federal regulations allow for the closure of ineligible cases.

What does this mean for individuals? South Dakota Department of Social Services staff will continue to redetermine Medicaid eligibility. Get Covered South Dakota is working to ensure little to no gap in health insurance coverage and help individuals understand their options if they are no longer eligible for Medicaid.

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Following these steps will help determine if you still qualify:

1. Make sure your contact info is up to date with the US government.

2. Watch for communication from the SD Department of Social Services.

3. Complete your renewal form and send it in
(if you get one).


You can contact South Dakota’s Medicaid office with questions by calling 877.999.5612 or update your contact info on their website.

Update Your Contact Info

Do you no longer qualify for Medicaid or CHIP?

You may be eligible for high quality affordable health insurance.


Reach out to one of our certified navigators who can help answer questions and assist you to find an insurance plan that works best for you or visit healthcare.gov if you would like to apply online.

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This publication is supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1,200,000 with 100 percent funded by CMS/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CMS/HHS, or the U.S. Government.