Judge: Work Requirement Lawsuit Stays In DC, May Have National Effects

April 11, 2018
A federal judge suggested Tuesday (April 10) that the high-profile lawsuit challenging CMS' approval of work requirements in Kentucky's Medicaid program could have far-reaching implications on the ability of other states to enact similar policies, and he ruled that the national significance of the case means it should proceed in federal court in DC, not in Kentucky. Judge James Boasberg denied the Trump administration's request to transfer the case, dealing a setback both to the administration and to Kentucky Gov...

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