MACPAC To Call On HHS To Pause Medicaid Work Requirements

By James Romoser / October 26, 2018 at 10:22 AM
The federal Medicaid advisory panel will send a letter to HHS, likely by the end of next week, raising concerns about the implementation of Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirements and calling on the agency to temporarily pause its approvals of work requirements in other states, the panel’s chairwoman, Penny Thompson, told Inside Health Policy . Thompson’s comments came after the second consecutive meeting of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission in which commissioners expressed alarm about the large number...

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