Arkansas, DOJ Ask SCOTUS To Reinstate Medicaid Work Requirements

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / July 14, 2020 at 6:08 PM
Arkansas and the Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday (July 14) to reverse a federal appeals court ruling that blocked the state’s Medicaid work requirements program. Arkansas’ controversial policy has faced numerous legal setbacks in recent months as federal judges have ruled against it, concluding that the policy fails to promote the objectives of Medicaid. The appeals court ruling in February set a powerful precedent for other states seeking to use 1115 waivers to adopt the controversial...

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