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Judge Retains Control Over Second Lawsuit Challenging Medicaid Work Requirements

September 14, 2018
The same federal judge who blocked Kentucky from implementing Medicaid work requirements in July will preside over the recently filed lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ similar work-requirement program. Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Wednesday (Sept. 12) that the Arkansas and Kentucky lawsuits were properly designated as related cases, meaning that under court rules they should be assigned to the same judge. “Among other reasons, both cases’ common factual and legal issues, many of...


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