Kentucky Is First To Get Ok For Medicaid Work Requirement

Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

Kentucky became the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under … Click to Continue »

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  • Guest opinion: As Utahns consider Proposition 3, they would do well to consider what happened in Kentucky
    For example, in Kentucky, we’re taking steps to address our Medicaid-induced budget problems, including seeking a federal waiver to require able-bodied recipients to get a job, volunteer, work or get ...
    10/22/2018 - 11:11 pm | View Link
  • Medicaid expansion becomes key issue in GOP-leaning states
    As a single, childless adult, she wasn't eligible for regular Medicaid after a series of autoimmune disorders in 2013 rendered her too sick to work. The Lincoln resident remained uninsured for two yea...
    10/21/2018 - 5:06 am | View Link
  • Kobach proposes tougher work rules for welfare in Kansas
    It would impose a work requirement — and drug testing — for the state's Medicaid program, which provides health coverage to the needy. The GOP-controlled Legislature enacted work requirements and toug...
    10/17/2018 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • Medicaid overhaul: Will Kentucky be the next Arkansas?
    As Kentucky moves toward a Medicaid overhaul, some are wondering whether the commonwealth could be the next Arkansas, where thousands have lost coverage recently due to a new work requirement. “I’m ve...
    09/25/2018 - 4:37 am | View Link
  • A ruling against Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements could affect other states
    A federal judge ruled against Kentucky’s proposal to impose work requirements to Medicaid recipients. With Kentucky being the first state to create a law like this, the judge’s decision could very wel...
    09/5/2018 - 10:41 am | View Link
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  • Kentucky and the ACA’s Medicaid expansion: eligibility ...
    Medicaid expansion is a major reason for Kentucky's success in reducing its uninsured rate through the Affordable Care Act. Kentucky’s Medicaid enrollment increased by 111 percent from 2013 to March 2018. And according to US Census data, Kentucky's uninsured rate dropped 9.2 percentage points from 2013 to 2016, reaching a low of 5.1 percent.
    10/12/2018 - 6:14 pm | View Website
  • Trump administration to give Kentucky Medicaid work ...
    The Trump administration is reviving its efforts to let Kentucky compel hundreds of thousands of poor residents to work or prepare for jobs to qualify for Medicaid, after a recent federal court ...
    07/20/2018 - 12:49 am | View Website
  • Judge Strikes Down Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Rules
    WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday blocked Kentucky’s closely watched plan to require many Medicaid recipients to work, volunteer or train for a job as a condition of coverage. The state ...
    07/16/2018 - 9:29 am | View Website
  • Federal judge blocks Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements
    A federal judge blocked Kentucky’s work requirement waiver Friday, meaning tens of thousands of low-income residents will not need to report working or volunteering at least 20 hours of work a ...
    06/29/2018 - 4:01 pm | View Website
  • Judge Blocks Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirement
    Vivian Hunter, 4, pretends to give her mother, Teresa Loman, a shot at their home in Erlanger, Ky., on Jan. 15. Loman works two part-time jobs and was concerned over the Medicaid work requirements.
    06/29/2018 - 12:05 pm | View Website
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