Cost of Medicaid Work Requirements in Kentucky

Medicaid Changes Require Tens of Millions in Upfront Costs
– Roll Call

Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Roll Call for an article on the financial impact of Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements.

Boozang explained that work requirements in particular are unprecedented for Medicaid agencies, and will likely make up the bulk of the cost to build necessary infrastructure to track whether people are complying.

“It is a real cost that the state’s incurring,” she said.

Read the article here



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