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CMS Lets States Condition Medicaid Coverage On Beneficiaries Finding Work

November 07, 2017
In a reversal of Obama-era policy, CMS will let states condition Medicaid coverage on beneficiaries finding work, CMS Administrator Seema Verma told the National Association of Medicaid Directors Tuesday (Nov. 7). Senate health committee ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) immediately bashed the move as contrary to congressional intent. “Let me be clear to everyone here in this room: We will approve proposals that promote community engagement activities,” Verma said. “For people living with disabilities, CMS has long believed that meaningful...

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