Lawsuit Paused After Nebraska Halts Tiered Medicaid Expansion Benefits

By Maya Goldman / June 10, 2021 at 6:38 PM
A lawsuit seeking to get rid of a two-tiered benefits system for Nebraska’s Medicaid expansion population has been put on hold after the state decided to end the tiered system last week. Nebraska voters passed Medicaid expansion through a ballot initiative in 2018, but expansion didn’t go into effect until Oct. 2020. Shortly after expansion began, CMS approved an 1115 waiver from the state to implement a system where all enrollees got basic benefits and could participate in work and...

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