Judge Throws Out Kentucky’s Lawsuit Against Medicaid Beneficiaries

By James Romoser / August 20, 2018 at 6:22 PM
A federal judge in Kentucky on Monday (Aug. 20) tossed out a lawsuit brought by Gov. Matt Bevin (R) against the Medicaid beneficiaries who are challenging the state’s proposal to add work requirements and other coverage restrictions to the program. The dismissal means further litigation over the Kentucky work requirements will proceed in the federal DC district court, rather than in Kentucky as the Bevin administration preferred. Bevin does not have legal standing to bring the lawsuit and, as a...

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