Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Verma Attacks Critics Of Medicaid Work Requirement, Pushes For Tighter Eligibility

Seema Verma, the Trump administration’s top Medicaid official, Tuesday sharply attacked critics of her plan to force some Medicaid enrollees to work, a policy that led to thousands of people losing coverage in Arkansas. “We cannot allow those who prefer the status quo to weaponize the legal system against state innovation,” the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in a fiery speech to the nation’s 56 state and territorial Medicaid directors in Washington, D.C. A federal judge shut down the short-lived work requirement initiative in Arkansas and stopped it from launching in Kentucky last spring. Several states, including Indiana, Arizona and New Hampshire, that had won federal approval have put their implementation plans on hold pending an appellate court ruling. Email

From http://besthealthnews.com/2019/11/verma-attacks-critics-of-medicaid-work-requirement-pushes-for-tighter-eligibility/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=verma-attacks-critics-of-medicaid-work-requirement-pushes-for-tighter-eligibility


From https://jamesjohnson10.blogspot.com/2019/11/verma-attacks-critics-of-medicaid-work.html


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