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OPINION MEMORANDUM: KENTUCKY MEDICAID WAVIER FOR WORK REQUIREMENTS

March 27, 2019
By U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg

U.S. District Court Decision in Stewart v. Azar

In his March 27 opinion striking down Arkansas' waiver allowing it to impose work requirements on able-bodied recipients, in the case of Stewart v. Anzar, Judge Boasberg states “[CMS] did not address … how the project would implicate the ‘core’ objective of Medicaid: the provision of medical coverage to the needy.”