Medicaid Waiver Wars: CMS Strikes Back

Late last month, a federal District Court ruled that the approval of the Kentucky Medicaid work requirements waiver by the Secretary of Health and Human Services was “arbitrary and capricious” because, among other things, even though the record showed that 95,000 people would lose Medicaid coverage, “the Secretary paid no attention to that deprivation.”  The […]

States Weigh Extending Medicaid for Beneficiaries Who Work

CQ By: Misty Williams States seeking to require people on Medicaid to work are proposing to temporarily extend coverage for those who get jobs but end up earning too much money to qualify for the program. … A study released earlier this year estimated 8,700 low-income parents and caregivers in Alabama could be kicked off Medicaid […]