MEDICAID KY REPEAL
Through an executive order, governor andy beshear has repealed former governor matt bevin's medicaid changes?
Which included s?
Called work requirements in order to get health insurance coverage.
Those changes were made with the goal to curb enrollment after a major expansion that happened under former governor steve beshear.
Beshear said the medicaid expansion helped people who needed health care, but bevin changes threatened that expansion.
He said the expansion saved lives and helped kentucky most vulnerable.
The waiver would've cost our state hundreds of millions of dollars, raised cost to those that already have the least and around 10?
Thousand kentuckians would've lost their coverage beshear also said his administration is taking a look at the 8 billion dollars in medicaid managed care contracts that bevin awarded with 11 days left in the administratio n.
Those contracts were awarded based on the waiver.