Mealey's Elder Law - Judge Finds Kentucky's Work Requirements Do Not Promote Medicaid's Objectives

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal judge in the District of Columbia on June 29 granted a motion for summary judgment brought by 16 Kentucky residents who claimed that the approval of changes to the state's Medicaid program that included a work requirement and community engagement should be vacated, finding that the decision to adopt the changes was arbitrary and capricious and against the objectives of Medicaid (Ronnie Maurice Stewart, et al. v. Alex M. Azar II, et al., No. 18-152, D. D.C., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108862).
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