Three Things to Know About Kentucky’s New Medicaid Waiver
Other states will take it from there.
Earlier this month, two changes occurred that will alter the direction of the country and one of its largest welfare programs, while cementing a signature achievement of President Trump’s first term.
On January 11, the Trump administration alerted state Medicaid directors of its desire to work with states to implement Medicaid work requirements.
A day later they made it official.
The administration approved a number of Medicaid reforms requested by the state of Kentucky, including the first-ever work requirements in the program — and now the proverbial floodgates are open.