Kentucky has become 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 the Trump administration. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced the approval on Friday....

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  • CMS re-opens Kentucky Medicaid work mandate comment period
    "He never did so here." The Trump administration has been angling to allow more states to tie Medicaid benefits to work requirements through waivers. Late last week, the administration's Council of Ec...
    07/20/2018 - 10:11 am | View Link
  • Trump administration to give Kentucky Medicaid work requirement a second chance
    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 order ...
    07/20/2018 - 9:52 am | View Link
  • After Court Setback, CMS To Open Up New Public Comment Period On Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirements
    The Trump administration is redoubling efforts to allow Kentucky to impose controversial Medicaid work requirements after a federal court halted its attempt to overhaul the safety-net program three we...
    07/19/2018 - 1:51 am | View Link
  • Trump administration to give Kentucky Medicaid work...
    Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, listens during a meeting on health-care reform at the White House on July 2017. Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers ...
    07/18/2018 - 6:55 pm | View Link
  • Trump officials take new step forward on Kentucky Medicaid work requirements
    The Trump administration is taking a new step forward on its plan to impose work requirements in Kentucky’s Medicaid program, despite a federal judge blocking the move last month. The federal Centers ...
    07/18/2018 - 10:40 am | View Link
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  • Federal Judge Skeptical Of Kentucky And The Trump Admin’s ...
    The first legal challenge to the Trump administration’s crusade for Medicaid work requirements came before a federal judge in Washington on Friday, where attorneys representing 16 low-income Kentuckians argued they would be unlawfully stripped of Medicaid coverage should the court allow the state’s waiver to take effect in July.
    06/18/2018 - 1:55 am | View Website
  • Trump Administration Plans To Help States Implement Work ...
    The Trump administration has announced plans to help states implement work requirements for Medicaid. The guidance says states should promote programs that will better Medicaid beneficiaries' physical, mental, and emotional health while helping them and their families rise out of poverty and gain ...
    01/15/2018 - 2:28 pm | View Website
  • Kentucky to add Medicaid work requirement; first state to ...
    Kentucky received the green light Friday to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive coverage. The Bluegrass State thus becomes the first state to act on the Trump administration’s unprecedented change that could affect millions of low-income people receiving benefits ...
    01/13/2018 - 6:38 am | View Website
  • Work Requirements May Be Just the Beginning of Medicaid ...
    Republican governors immediately praised the Trump administration's announcement. “It will allow states to control the costs of their Medicaid programs by helping more people enter the workforce," tweeted New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu.
    01/12/2018 - 12:37 pm | View Website
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