Physician Groups Ask HHS Not To Condition Medicaid Coverage On Work

By Ariel Cohen / December 11, 2017 at 6:21 PM
Six physician groups on Friday (Dec. 8) wrote to Acting HHS Secretary Eric Hargan and and CMS Administrator Seema Verma asking them not to use Medicaid waivers to place limits and barriers on coverage, such as by conditioning coverage on work. The groups also ask the Trump administration to ensure that 1115 waivers help people maintain affordable coverage. They write that 1115 waivers should not be used to “impose punitive requirements that individuals be employed, be actively seeking a job,...

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