Kentucky Medicaid Waiver

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Kentucky’s proposed Medicaid alterations were widely panned during a 30-day public comment period, according to the Kentucky Center for Economy Policy

Kentucky Officials Take Comments On Medicaid Regulations

Aug 27, 2018
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Forging ahead on sweeping health care policy changes despite legal setbacks, Gov. Matt Bevin's administration took public comments Monday as it develops regulations to overhaul Kentucky's Medicaid program.

Kentucky Governor Loses Another Round In Medicaid Fight

Aug 20, 2018
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Kentucky's Republican governor has lost another round in a legal fight over his efforts to require poor people to get a job to keep their Medicaid benefits. A federal judge in Kentucky on Monday dismissed Gov. Matt Bevin's lawsuit seeking a ruling that his proposed changes to the state's Medicaid program were lawful.

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Kentucky’s Medicaid administrative costs jumped by more than 40 percent after the adoption of controversial work requirements for some able-bodied recipients – that’s according to a new report out this week by Wall Street credit rating agency Fitch. 

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Dental and vision care benefits will be restored for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients in Kentucky whose recent cuts stirred an outcry from critics of the state's Republican governor.

Benefit Cuts Announced Following Medicaid Ruling

Jul 2, 2018
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Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says dental and vision coverage is being cut for nearly a half-million Kentuckians due to a ruling that rejected the state's Medicaid overhaul plan.

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A federal judge in Washington, D.C. has ruled against Gov. Matt Bevin’s first-in-the-nation Medicaid waiver, known as Kentucky HEALTH. The 1115 waiver alters the state’s Medicaid expansion by instituting new work or volunteer requirements for able-bodied recipients.

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A nonpartisan health foundation has partnered with Gov. Matt Bevin's administration to help implement the state's new work requirements for its Medicaid program.

Gov. Bevin Files Suit To Defend Medicaid Waiver

Feb 19, 2018
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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has filed its own lawsuit in response to a legal action challenging Kentucky's first-in-the-nation work requirement for Medicaid.

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Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid, and now it has to do something arguably more daring: Build a mobile-friendly website that works.