May 9, 2018 | Rosemarie Day

HealthcareDive: CMS rejects Kansas plan to create lifetime Medicaid limits

“Rosemarie Day, president of Day Health Strategies and former chief operating officer for Massachusetts’ Medicaid program, recently told Healthcare Dive that work requirements are difficult and costly to administer.

“Requiring people to work for their healthcare also creates a real Catch-22,” she said. “If a person loses their health coverage for not working, but they weren’t able to work due to an undiagnosed physical or mental health issue, then they will be prevented from solving the problem that is preventing them from working. It would take an extremely benevolent (and costly) administrative process to disentangle these issues.””

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