Audio, News Story (Arkansas, NATIONAL)
KUAR (Little Rock, AR)
March 17, 2020
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Tags: Lawsuit: Federal, Medicaid, Work Requirements
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid of Arkansas (LAA) (Jonesboro, AR)
Similar demonstration projects are under development in over fifteen other states. In Arkansas, certain adults aged 19 to 49 must fulfill certain work requirements to receive medical benefits under the state’s expanded Medicaid program titled, “Arkansas Works.”
Kevin De Liban, an attorney with Legal Aid of Arkansas, is among a national team of lawyers representing Medicaid enrollees affected by the waiver project.
De Liban spoke with Jacqueline Froelich with Fayetteville station KUAF about the ramifications of Friday’s ruling.