WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court not to hear arguments in two cases on its March calendar about the Trump administration’s plan to remake Medicaid by requiring recipients to work. The Biden administration has been moving to roll back those Trump-era plans and cited "greatly changed circumstances" in asking Monday that the cases be dropped from the court’s argument calendar. The court has been hearing arguments by phone because of the coronavirus pandemic. MEDICAID SPENDING COULD INCREASE BY NEARLY HALFThe high court had in December agreed to review lower-court decisions involving Arkansas and New Hampshire that found that the Trump administration’s support for work requirements went beyond what’s allowed by law. Under the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, states gained the option of expanding the program to many low-income adults previously ineligible.
Source: Fox News February 23, 2021 00:31 UTC