U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking States' Medicaid Work Requirements

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking States' Medicaid Work Requirements

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that blocked work requirements in Arkansas and in Kentucky, which has since rescinded them. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar is seen testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday.A three-judge panel found the Trump administration failed to analyze whether such requirements “would promote the primary objective of Medicaid — to furnish medical assistance,” as required by law.

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Source: NPR Politics
U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking States' Medicaid Work Requirements

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