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Questionnaire NameArkansas Works Amendment
DescriptionArkansas requests to amend their demonstration to limit income eligibility to less than or equal to 100 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and initiate work requirements as a condition of eligibility. The state is also requesting elimination of the employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) premium assistance program and will no longer provide retroactive eligibility for the new adult group. The federal public comment period will be open from July 11, 2017 to August 10, 2017.
Response FromID: #269233 on Aug 2nd 2017 1:44 pm
Arkansas Works Amendment

Arkansas Works Amendment

We encourage the public to submit their comments on 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 – 7/11/17 – 8/10/17

Please provide your comments here and/or attach below:

Attached please find comments from AARP on the Arkansas Works 1115 Demonstration Waiver amendment. We urge CMS to consider AARP's comments as you review this waiver amendment. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Rhonda Richards

Rhonda Richards
Senior Legislative Representative
Federal Health and Family Team
Government Affairs
601 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20049
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