Outlook Hazy For Medicaid Work Requirements, Partial Expansion In Utah

July 06, 2018
Utah has submitted a waiver request to CMS seeking permission to partially expand Medicaid while adding work requirements, but its fate is uncertain due to unresolved legal questions over both parts of the proposal. The 1115 waiver request stems from a state law that the Utah legislature passed and the governor signed in March . The law calls for Utah to expand Medicaid coverage to adults making up to 100 percent of the federal poverty level, which is lower than...

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