HHS Approves 1115 Waiver in Kentucky – Harming Medicaid Enrollees Who Need Reproductive Health Services

Executive Summary

Earlier today, HHS approved a section 1115 waiver requested by Kentucky. The approved project is effectively a cut that will worsen or eliminate access to Medicaid for low-income individuals. This proposal will have a significant, detrimental impact on low-income individuals, particularly women, seeking reproductive health care. This fact sheet describes that impact.

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