In late 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) revoked Georgia’s ability to charge premiums and allow work requirements in the state’s Medicaid program. Georgia challenged CMS’s decision in court, and now the case of Georgia v. Brooks-LaSure is before the US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. We explain.
0:00 Work Requirements
1:03 Administration Change
2:02 At Issue
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