alabama medicaid

Possible Work Requirement For Alabama’s Medicaid Recipients

There could be big changes ahead for Alabama’s Medicaid recipients. There’s a new proposal to require parents or care taker relatives to get a job or participate in “work- like activities” to continue receiving medicaid benefits. The proposal has already received backlash from several that attended a public hearing Monday morning, who say the work requirement would do more harm…

Alabama Medicaid Program Announce First Major Cut Caused by Budget Cuts

Alabama’s Medicaid program has announced its first major cut due to budget cuts. The Medicaid Agency announced Wednesday that it would end enhanced reimbursement payments for primary care doctors beginning Aug. 1. Medicaid Commissioner Stephanie Azar said it was a “difficult, but necessary cut due to the budget crisis the Medicaid Agency is facing.” The “primary care bump” put some…