Description: Kentucky is the first state to adopt the Trump administration's new policy of imposing work requirements as a precondition for Medicaid
Description: FRANKFORT, Ky.-- 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 ...
Description: Medicaid expansion is a major reason for Kentucky's success in reducing its uninsured rate through the Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid report that Kentucky’s Medicaid enrollment increased by 108 percent from 2013 to October 2017. And according to US Census data, Kentucky's uninsured rate dropped 9.2 percentage …
Description: Jan 11, 2018 · States will now be able to impose work requirements on able-bodied, low-income American adults to receive Medicaid benefits, the Trump administration signaled Thursday. The move is expected to impact millions of Americans who rely on the state-federal program to help get health coverage. It will ...
Description: Jan 12, 2018 · The Trump administration on Friday told Kentucky it can go ahead with its controversial Medicaid overhaul ― an initiative that would reduce benefits, require some beneficiaries to work, and generally make it more difficult for people to …
Description: Jan 25, 2018 · It took 18 months -- and a change in White House administration -- for the federal government to give Kentucky the green light to make work a requirement for some low-income people to get health insurance.
Description: Jan 11, 2018 · The Trump administration will allow states for the first time to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a guidance Thursday outlining what states need to do to mandate that certain Medicaid enrollees work to qualify for benefits. The ...
Description: Most nonelderly Medicaid adults already are working or face significant barriers to work, leaving a very small share of adults to whom these policies are directed. Six in ten Medicaid adults are already working (Figure 1). Among those who are not working, most report illness or disability ...
Description: That describes Quenton Radford, a 20-year-old Kentucky resident with multiple sclerosis who is on Medicaid. Kentucky is about to become the first state to impose a work requirement for the health care program, a move the state estimates will save it about $2.4 billion a year by bumping 95,000 residents off the program.
Description: Jan 11, 2018 · If work requirements have the same impact in Medicaid, that will weaken the Medicaid expansion, furthering a key administration goal. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator, Seema Verma, has said the ACA's Medicaid expansion didn't "make sense," and last year the administration and the …
Description: Jan 12, 2018 · After months of speculation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the door on Thursday for states to require some low-income people to work in order to qualify for government-sponsored health insurance.
Description: Recently, three organizations filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, which challenges CMS’s approval of Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver and CMS’s recent guidance on community engagement.
Description: Last week the Trump administration announced it’ll allow states to impose a “community engagement” requirement on healthy adults getting Medicaid, the...
Description: People with disabilities in several states stand to lose their health insurance if they are unable to work, because Trump administration is allowing states to impose work requirements on people covered by Medicaid, according to disability rights advocates and analysts. In a recent memo to state ...
Description: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R), whose state was the first to have Medicaid work requirements approved. (Ryan Hermens/Paducah Sun/AP)
Description: Individuals who are aged, blind, and/or disabled will not be impacted by Kentucky HEALTH. Examples of people who will not see any changes to their Medicaid include:
Description: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released guidelines Wednesday allowing states to implement work requirements for Medicaid. While Medicaid enrollees would have to prove they were employed, in school, or in a job training program, there would also be exemption for the sick, elderly ...
Description: Abstract. Issue: Safety-net hospitals play a vital role in our health care system, delivering significant care to Medicaid, uninsured, and other vulnerable patients. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) would make changes to Medicaid that would substantially reduce federal funding, resulting in potential adverse effects on safety-net hospitals …
Description: RICHMOND — A House committee voted Tuesday to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, something Republicans are seeking as a precondition to expanding the health-care program to more low-income, uninsured Virginians. It was not clear how many of the state’s 1 million Medicaid recipients ...
Description: Medicaid The safety net in Republican states is about to get skimpier. Kentucky’s governor reckons this is the biggest change to entitlements in 25 years
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