Arizona Won’t Implement Medicaid Work Requirements, Citing Legal Woes

By James Romoser / October 18, 2019 at 7:08 PM
Arizona is suspending its planned Medicaid work requirements due to legal uncertainty caused by several court rulings that have blocked other states from implementing the policy. Arizona is one of 10 states that received CMS’ approval to add Medicaid work requirements, but it is the first GOP-led state to reverse course. Arizona notified CMS in a letter dated Oct. 17 that the state is indefinitely postponing implementation of its work requirement program, which had been scheduled to take effect in...

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