Kentucky Republican Governor Matt Bevin Countersues, Says It’s State’s Right to Institute Medicaid Work Requirements

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is countersuing a lawsuit challenging his authority to institute work requirements for the State’s Medicaid recipients. The Trump administration announced earlier this year that it would allow states to require able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work, volunteer or enroll in classes or work training, for at least twenty hours a week in […]

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Five States Apply for Waivers from Trump Administration to Apply Lifetime Caps on Medicaid Benefits

Five states have applied for waivers from the Trump administration to put a lifetime cap on the Medicaid benefits individuals can receive.  Maine, Arizona, Utah, Wisconsin and Kansas have asked the Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, to place a limit on how long Medicaid beneficiaries can receive health benefits. The proposals vary among […]

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Trump Administration Approves Medicaid Work Requirements for Indiana

The Trump administration has approved a request by the state of Indiana to require able-bodied Medicaid recipients to either work or volunteer at least twenty hours a week in order to receive benefits, it was announced yesterday. The Trump administration recently announced that they would permit states that wanted to institute work requirements to do […]

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