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Kentucky Medicaid Beneficiaries: Governor’s Countersuit Violates First Amendment

April 10, 2018
Kentucky Medicaid beneficiaries who are challenging work requirements in the state's program told a federal judge in Kentucky on Monday (April 9) that a lawsuit filed by the state against them is “an unprecedented assault on the right of its residents to access the courts.” In January, the 16 beneficiaries sued federal officials in Washington over CMS’ approval of a controversial 1115 waiver that authorized work requirements and other restrictions in Kentucky’s Medicaid program. Less than a month later, Kentucky...

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