CMS, Kentucky Tell Judge That Medicaid Work Requirements Are Legal

By James Romoser / April 26, 2018 at 6:19 PM
Lawyers for the Trump administration and Kentucky told a federal judge Wednesday (April 25) that Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky do not have legal standing to challenge work requirements and other coverage limitations in the state’s Medicaid program, and that the limitations are well within the federal government's authority to approve. In a pair of briefs filed in the federal district court in DC, the lawyers asked Judge James Boasberg to uphold CMS’ recent approval of an 1115 waiver that authorized...

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