CMS Weighs How To Allow Medicaid Work Requirements In Non-Expansion States Without Risking ‘Subsidy Cliff’

June 05, 2018
Work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries in states that have not expanded Medicaid may soon become a reality, as CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the agency is working with some of those states on ways to add work requirements without creating what she previously described as a subsidy cliff for low-income beneficiaries. CMS so far has approved waiver requests to add work requirements in Kentucky, Indiana, Arkansas and New Hampshire, all of which expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act...

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