Ohio Becomes Ninth State To Get Approval For Medicaid Work Requirements

March 15, 2019
CMS on Friday (March 15) approved Ohio's plan to enact Medicaid work requirements, making it the ninth state to receive federal permission to tie Medicaid coverage to work. The approval -- announced by CMS Administrator Seema Verma on Twitter -- comes as legal and political scrutiny over Medicaid work requirements intensifies. A federal judge held two hearings Thursday on the legality of work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky and plans to issue a ruling by the end of the month...

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