Blaming adverse court ruling,

Kentucky Cuts Dental And Vision For A Half-Million Medicaid Beneficiaries

July 03, 2018
Kentucky eliminated dental and vision benefits for nearly 500,000 Medicaid beneficiaries over the weekend and blamed the cuts on a federal judge's ruling Friday (June 29) that blocked the state's planned overhaul of its Medicaid program. The state described the cuts, which affect adults in the state's Medicaid expansion population, as an unfortunate consequence of Judge James Boasberg's ruling, which held that federal officials overstepped their authority when they authorized a slate of coverage restrictions, including work requirements and increased...

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