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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  • Government shutdown could snarl second lawsuit over Kentucky's Medicaid work requirements
    Kentucky residents have once again sued Trump administration to block the state’s Medicaid work requirements—but the ongoing government shutdown could drag out the case. In the latest lawsuit (PDF), w...
    01/16/2019 - 1:40 pm | View Link
  • Kentucky’s Tweaked Medicaid Work Requirement Rules Face Fresh Court Challenge
    Matt Bevin's first attempt to add work requirements to Kentucky's Medicaid program were blocked by a federal judge. Bevin reworked the rules and was re-approved by the Trump administration to move ...
    01/16/2019 - 12:43 am | View Link
  • Medicaid recipients file suit again to block Bevin’s work requirements and premiums
    In Arkansas, which imposed similar work requirements and co-pays last year, at least 17,000 people have lost their health coverage so far, the plaintiffs said. “The Trump administration’s desire to ex...
    01/15/2019 - 6:50 am | View Link
  • Trump administration sued over new Kentucky Medicaid work requirements
    More than a dozen Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky have filed another lawsuit against the Trump administration over its re-approval of the state’s controversial Medicaid waiver. The lawsuit ...
    01/15/2019 - 4:59 am | View Link
  • After federal court blocks Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements, Trump admin reapproves them
    National Health Law Program, among the groups who sued the Trump administration on behalf of Kentuckians on Medicaid, is also suing over Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirements. Unlike Kentucky’s, Arkans...
    11/21/2018 - 2:11 am | View Link
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  • Trump lacks the authority to change Kentucky's Medicaid ...
    Kentucky is the first state to win approval from the Trump administration for work requirements and other changes to its Medicaid program, changes aimed largely at those added through an expansion ...
    01/7/2019 - 2:17 am | View Website
  • Trump Administration Says States May Impose Work ...
    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would allow states to impose work requirements in Medicaid, a major policy shift that moves toward fulfilling a conservative vision ...
    12/10/2018 - 3:43 pm | View Website
  • Lawsuit: Trump Administration Doesn't Have the Power to ...
    This is the second lawsuit challenging states’ attempts to roll back Medicaid benefits. A federal court in June blocked similar requirements from taking effect in Kentucky. Taking the administration’s cue, in late June 2017, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) submitted to the Trump ...
    08/15/2018 - 8:03 am | 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 ...
    07/18/2018 - 7:49 pm | 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 - 1:25 pm | View Website
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