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Judge Blocks Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients in Arkansas and Kentucky

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Wednesday threw out Medicaid work requirements in two states, a blow to Republican efforts to profoundly reshape a program that has provided free health insurance to the poorest Americans for more than 50 years. In twin rulings, Judge James E. Boasberg of the Federal District Court for the District… Read More »

Kentucky governor says it's 'insane' to have to ask feds to make changes to Medicaid

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Friday decried both the requirement that states have to ask the federal government for permission to implement work requirements and other changes to the Medicaid program that covers poor and disabled people. “The idea that you even have to go to [the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services], that you… Read More »