Beshear Reiterates Plan To End Work Requirements As Bevin Concedes

By James Romoser / November 15, 2019 at 6:07 PM
The Democratic governor-elect of Kentucky, Andy Beshear, again signaled his intention to rescind the state’s proposed Medicaid work requirements on Friday (Nov. 15), one day after Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded the race. Bevin conceded to Beshear after a recanvas of the Nov. 5 election showed the out-going governor trailing by 5,136 votes. Bevin was the architect of Kentucky’s controversial 1115 waiver that seeks to add work requirements and other new restrictions to the state’s Medicaid program. On the night...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.