NHeLP Comments on Kentucky’s Modified Sec. 1115 Waiver

Executive Summary

In comments to the U.S. Department of of Health and Human Services, NHeLP urges the department to reject Kentucky’s modified application for a Sec. 1115 demonstration waiver project. NHeLP’s comments incorporate its comments to the Kentucky’s initial waiver application. Kentucky’s modified waiver application seeks the ability to impose work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries and to level “lock-out” penalties on “individuals who do not timely report changes in income or employment ….” NHeLP concludes in its comments that Kentucky’s “modifications only exacerbate the problems with the initial application, and as a result, should not be approved.”

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