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Scholars, Seniors Advocates Support Beneficiaries In Lawsuit Over Kentucky Work Requirements

April 09, 2018
A group of 43 health care scholars and five groups that represent seniors and people with disabilities urged a federal judge Friday (April 6) to strike down Kentucky’s plan to impose Medicaid work requirements and other coverage restrictions. The groups argue in amicus briefs that the restrictions would be catastrophic for low-income Kentuckians and that CMS violated the law when it approved the restrictions earlier this year. In one brief, researchers and academics in health law and health policy tell...

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