Kentucky becomes first state to require Medicaid patients to work under new Trump administration policy
Friday, 12 January 2018 The Trump administration gave Kentucky permission Friday to impose work requirements on its Medicaid recipients, making the state the first in the nation to implement the administration’s new policy of allowing states to make Medicaid coverage contingent on work.
On Friday, Kentucky became the first US state to implement work requirements in Medicaid, a fundamental change to the fifty-year-old government health insurance program for the poor. The approval came just one day after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a policy guideline that...
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