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Questionnaire NameKentucky Health - Proposed Modifications to Application
DescriptionOn August 24, 2016, Kentucky submitted an application for a five year section 1115 demonstration, entitled "Kentucky HEALTH." On July 3, 2017, Kentucky submitted modifications to the pending HEALTH demonstration application, which removes their request to expand presumptive eligibility sites, removes the graduated hour requirements for the community engagement and employment requirement, and requests authority to implement a lockout for failure to report a change in circumstance. The federal public comment period will be open from July 3, 2017 through August 2, 2017.
Response FromID: #273877 on Aug 2nd 2017 11:03 pm
Kentucky HEALTH - Proposed Modifications to Application

Kentucky HEALTH - Proposed Modifications to Application

We encourage the public to submit their comments on Medicaid.gov as they relate to demonstrations open for public comments. In support of transparency and open government, all public comments received are immediately posted and are in the public domain. Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services staff will review all public comments posted and we reserve the discretion to delete comments that are generally understood as any of the following: obscene, profane, threatening, or otherwise inappropriate.

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Open for Public Comment – 7/3/17 – 8/2/17

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State of KY. Covers 500,000+ people due to Medicaid expansion and generated 45,000+ related jobs If we pull 20%of people off of Medicaid due to waiver rules we have to find jobs for 20% more people. These 20% would be in competition with the able--bodied people currently on Medicaid.This work requirement is Too hard to do. Jobs and or volunteer opportunities have to be available in area. Suggest using a. 10 to 20 hr work level reported monthly, and flexible, with support.
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