CMS Approves Medicaid Work Requirements, Partial Expansion For GA

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / October 15, 2020 at 6:43 PM
CMS on Thursday (Oct. 15) approved an 1115 waiver to allow Georgia to partially expand Medicaid and impose work requirements. However, as Georgia didn’t fully expand Medicaid, CMS declined to give the state an enhanced federal match for its expanded population, keeping with a policy it publicly established last year. Georgia’s waiver, which was submitted in December, establishes a partially expanded Medicaid program for adults with incomes up to 95% of the federal poverty level who were not previously eligible...

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