New Rule Nixes Protections for Detained Immigrant Children, Harming Their Health

Last September, the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking on the detention of immigrant children. The Administration falsely described the notice as “implementing” the Flores settlement agreement (see Flores v. Reno), which governs the circumstances under which immigrant children can be temporarily detained. In […]

New Mexico: Some Good Waiver News for a Change

Those of us who follow Medicaid waiver activity around the country can feel that we’re being constantly assaulted by bad news. So here’s some good news to brighten your day:  instead of proposing burdensome requirements that limit access to Medicaid enrollment and services, New Mexico is planning to improve its section 1115 waiver – known […]

SC Public Comments Show Opposition to Work Requirement and Support for Expansion

Two months ago, South Carolina followed the example of five other non-expansion states and submitted a proposal to CMS to impose work reporting requirements targeted at low-income parents. Unlike the other non-expansion states, however, South Carolina’s waiver does propose an expansion of coverage from 67% FPL to 100% FPL. CCF recently updated our analysis of […]