New Hampshire's new Democratic legislative leaders are criticizing the CMS for revising the state's proposed Medicaid work requirement program without the state asking for the changes.
N.H. Democrats blast Medicaid for changing work requirements
They suggested the new Democratic-controlled Legislature, which succeeds a Republican-controlled Legislature, would consider asking Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to renegotiate the waiver with the CMS.
"Both Democrats and Republicans don't like the fact that the Trump administration is changing the work requirement we negotiated on a bipartisan basis," said Democratic Sen. Dan Feltes, the incoming state Senate majority leader. Still, he said he and his colleagues were not seeking to roll back the work mandate.
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