Description: 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 ...
Description: A federal judge has blocked a controversial Medicaid waiver in Kentucky that was set to go into effect Sunday and would have imposed work requirements on beneficiaries.
Description: Attorneys for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), as well as Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R), began their legal fight Friday against a group of activists from the state who are suing ...
Description: Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health ...
Description: Jun 29, 2018 · A plan pushed by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) to impose work requirements on some of his state’s Medicaid enrollees violates federal law and can’t continue, a …
Description: 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.
Description: Seema Verma, an administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, expressed disappointment in a federal judge's decision to block work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Kentucky.
Description: Federal judge's rejection of Kentucky's Medicaid work requirements threatens Indiana's program. Indiana's ability to require some Medicaid recipients to work as a condition of health insurance is ...
Description: Jun 29, 2018 · 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 …
Description: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announces federal approval of his state’s Medicaid waiver on Jan. 12, 2018. It will allow his administration to require many Medicaid beneficiaries to work to receive ...
Description: Kentucky is the first state to adopt the Trump administration's new policy of imposing work requirements as a precondition for Medicaid
Description: 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.
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: Jul 02, 2018 · A federal judge Friday struck down a Trump administration decision allowing states to force low-income adults to work to qualify for Medicaid.
Description: 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 ...
Description: A federal judge has blocked Kentucky’s plan to add work requirements to its Medicaid program. He said the state and the Trump administration didn’t make a strong enough case that work requirements serve Medicaid’s goals as a health care program.
Description: The health insurance program for low income Ohioans — jointly funded by the state and federal government — covers about 3 million residents, with about 700,000 covered through Medicaid …
Description: Jan 11, 2018 · Critics, however, argue that Republicans are using work requirements to thin the Medicaid rolls. They fear many recipients will be unable to meet the mandate and be left uninsured.
Description: Section 1115 Medicaid waivers are used to expand eligibility, simplify enrollment, or reform care delivery; new state waivers are being used to impose work requirements State Medicaid waivers seeking to impose work or service requirements, limit lifetime coverage, or charge premiums need to …
Description: Jul 12, 2018 · The White House suggested on Thursday that Congress may need to pass a new law in order for states to impose work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries.
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