Judge blocks Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirement

A federal judge has blocked Kentucky from instituting the first-ever Medicaid work requirements, potentially dealing a major blow to the Trump administration’s efforts to scale back the health care program for the poor. The decision Friday afternoon came in response to a lawsuit filed by several advocacy groups on behalf of 16 Kentucky Medicaid enrollees who protested the work requirement and other provisions of the Kentucky plan, including additional costs on enrollees. (Rachana Pradhan, Politico)


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