Description: Jan 12, 2018 · The federal government has approved Kentucky's waiver allowing it to require certain Medicaid recipients to work.
Description: The lawsuit is the first to be filed against the Trump administration's guidelines on Medicaid work requirements.
Description: A day after the Trump administration announced that it would allow states to compel poor people on Medicaid to work or get ready for jobs, federal health officials on Friday granted Kentucky permission to impose those requirements. Becoming the first-in-the-nation state to move forward with the ...
Description: Jan 16, 2018 · Kentucky became the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage. Gov. Matt Bevin said he would end Medicaid expansion if courts blocked the work requirements.
Description: Kentucky is the first state to adopt the Trump administration's new policy of imposing work requirements as a precondition for Medicaid
Description: Jan 13, 2018 · Kentucky received the green light Friday to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive coverage.
Description: Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration Wednesday to block work requirements and other changes to Kentucky’s Medicaid program, setting up a legal battle that could help define the limits of the conservative push to revamp the program.
Description: The Trump administration released landmark guidance this week aimed at allowing states to impose work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries, a major shift in the design of the health insurance program for the poor and di
Description: Feb 09, 2018 · Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid, and now it has to do something arguably more daring: Build a …
Description: Jan 25, 2018 · Kentucky is one of 10 states that asked the federal government to require Medicaid beneficiaries to work or volunteer in the community at least 20 hours a week.
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 22, 2018 · If you’re on Medicaid in Kentucky and are kicked off the rolls for failing to meet the state’s new work requirements, Kentucky will be offering a novel way to reactivate your medical coverage: a health or financial literacy course you must pass. The precise content of the courses is not yet ...
Description: Jan 19, 2018 · Imposing work requirements for Medicaid, as Kentucky is doing, is more likely to harm health than to penalize shirkers.
Description: On January 11, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a State Medicaid Director Letter providing new guidance for Section 1115 waiver proposals that would impose work requirements (referred to as community engagement) in Medicaid as a condition of eligibility. The guidance describes the potential scope of requirements …
Description: Jan 29, 2018 · Shortly after the waiver was announced that allows the state of Kentucky to implement a work requirement for Medicaid benefits, House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said: “The elderly, disabled, pregnant women …
Description: Feb 10, 2018 · As Kentucky pushes forward, many who work with the poor are worried that the thicket of new documentation requirements in Medicaid will be daunting for low-income people, who may have little education and struggle with transportation, paying for cellphone minutes and getting access to the internet.
Description: Jan 12, 2018 · States have requested to enact several other unprecedented policies. Kentucky on Friday reportedly became the first to get its waiver approved.
Description: Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and President Donald Trump Mark Wilson/Getty Images . Changes to Kentucky's Medicaid program — including a work requirement — were approved on Friday.
Description: Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Mandate Has Green Light, But Actually Implementing Is A Lot Trickier. Monitoring and enforcing the work requirements is a complex problem that officials are trying to wrap their arms around.
Description: Kentucky becomes first state to win federal approval to reshape Medicaid program following Obamacare expansion.
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