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Appeals court deals blow to Trump's Medicaid work rules

14 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration's effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care suffered a serious setback Friday when a federal appeals court ruled it goes beyond what's allowed by law.
The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit means President Donald Trump will have little to show for one of his major health care initiatives ahead of the November elections. The case involves Arkansas, but the ruling is expected to affect other states pursuing work requirements.
The court found...
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Column: Trump loses in court again on work rules for Medicaid

14 days ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

A federal appeals court rejects Trump's work rules for Medicaid
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US appeals panel upholds block of Medicaid work requirements

14 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

A federal appeals court panel in Washington upheld a lower court's decision on Friday that blocked the Trump administration's work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
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Appeals court rejects Trump-approved Medicaid work requirements

Appeals court rejects Trump-approved Medicaid work requirements

14 days ago   |   By Politico

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Trump-approved Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas, the latest legal setback to the administration's efforts to remake the safety net health care program.
A three judge panel in a unanimous ruling said HHS didn't have the authority to require some Medicaid enrollees to work in order to receive coverage.
The decision, which upheld a lower court ruling against the work requirements, brings the Trump administration's Medicaid overhaul closer to possible review from the Supreme Court. For the first time in Medicaid's history, the...
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