Inside CMS - 11/07/2019

Beshear Vows To End Medicaid Work Requirements As He Claims Victory In KY

By James Romoser / November 6, 2019 at 11:51 AM
Kentucky will likely abandon its controversial plan to adopt Medicaid work requirements as Democrat Andy Beshear claimed victory over incumbent Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in a closely fought race for governor Tuesday night (Nov. 5). “In my first week in office, I am going to rescind this governor’s Medicaid waiver,” Beshear said in a speech declaring victory. But, as of Wednesday morning, Bevin refused to concede the election, citing unspecified “irregularities.” With 100% of Kentucky precincts reporting results, Beshear led...

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