Top Democrats Ask GAO To Probe Legality Of New Medicaid Waiver Policies

January 12, 2018
House Energy & Commerce ranking Democrat Frank Pallone (NJ) and Senate Finance ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) sent a letter on Friday (Jan 11), just hours after CMS announced it would approve Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky , asking the Government Accountability Office to study the legality of changes CMS is making to the Medicaid program. Democrats have been united in their objection to requiring work as a condition of Medicaid, saying that conditioning health coverage on employment goes against...

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