Rural Advocate Hopes CMS Won’t Approve TN Work Requirement Waiver

By Michelle M. Stein
February 6, 2019 at 12:17 PM
Rural Health Association of Tennessee Executive Director Rebecca Jolley said she is cautiously optimistic that CMS won’t approve the state’s request to add work requirements to its Medicaid program, as the state has not expanded the program under the Affordable Care Act, and she added that she’s nervous about the disproportionate impact such a program would have on rural areas. Jolley told attendees at the National Rural Health Association’s annual rural health policy institute that the work requirements were a...

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