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CMS opens new comment period for Kentucky HEALTH

“In light of the district court’s decision in Stewart v. Azar,” CMS has opened a new 30-day comment period for the Kentucky HEALTH demonstration project that would implement work or community engagement requirements as a condition of eligibility.  On June 29, 2018, Judge James E. Boasberg of the U.S. Federal District Court for the District … Continue reading

Federal court strikes down Kentucky Medicaid work requirements

On June 29 Judge James Boasberg of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the approval by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of Kentucky HEALTH.  Kentucky HEALTH was to be implemented on July 1.  Kentucky HEALTH is the state of Kentucky’s section 1115 demonstration project that would have required … Continue reading

Medicaid could cover benefits aimed to prevent, diagnose and treat Zika virus

On June 1, 2016, CMS released a Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) Informational Bulletin, entitled “Medicaid Benefits Available for the Prevention, Detection and Response to the Zika Virus.” In the Bulletin, CMS explains the prevention and treatment services that state Medicaid agencies and stakeholders may choose to cover at their discretion. As the … Continue reading