Bloomberg Law
March 11, 2021, 3:38 PMUpdated: March 11, 2021, 5:37 PM

High Court Cancels Argument in Fight Over Medicaid Work Rules (1)

Lydia Wheeler
Lydia Wheeler
Senior Reporter

The Supreme Court won’t hear the dispute over work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Arkansas and New Hampshire later this month.

The court on Thursday removed the cases from its March argument calendar. The federal government had asked the justices to toss out the appeals court rulings and send the matter back to the Department of Health and Human Services to be resolved.

The justices didn’t issue a ruling on the request. They only provided notice that the cases will no longer be heard on March 29. The cases could be rescheduled, but some legal scholars are doubtful.

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