Arkansas Says Coverage Losses Irrelevant In Work Requirement Suit

By James Romoser
December 4, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Arkansas told a federal judge evaluating the legality of the state’s Medicaid work requirements to ignore early data showing substantial coverage losses in the early months of the program. Both the state and the federal government filed court papers Friday (Nov. 30) arguing that the program should be allowed to continue. The early data show that more than 12,000 Arkansans have been kicked off Medicaid since September , when the state began stripping coverage from beneficiaries for failing to submit...

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