Inside CMS - 04/11/2019

CMS To Appeal Adverse Rulings On Medicaid Work Requirements

April 05, 2019
The Trump administration intends to take the fight over the legality of Medicaid work requirements to a federal appellate court, the agency indicated in court papers filed this week. CMS, joined by Arkansas and Kentucky, is poised to appeal two March 27 rulings in which federal district court Judge James Boasberg struck down both states’ work-requirement programs . Boasberg vacated CMS’ approvals of the 1115 waivers that had authorized those programs, and he sent the waivers back to the agency...

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