Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 01/09/2019

Work Requirements, New Expansions Will Dominate 2019 Medicaid Policy

January 08, 2019
As 2019 opens with a divided Congress and a partially closed federal government, the debates about what Medicaid should cover and who it should be for show no signs of letting up. If anything, lobbyists and advocates expect these debates will only intensify this year in congressional committee rooms, federal courtrooms, the halls of CMS and statehouses around the country. Last year was a landmark year for Medicaid. It began in January with the Trump administration’s first approval of work...

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