Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump Administration Plans State Work Requirements for Medicaid

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President Donald Trump’s administration will reportedly unveil new guidelines to allow states to require work for Medicaid, according to the Hill.
In a speech in November, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administrator Seema Verma chided Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, which gave low-income, able-bodied adults access to the entitlement program.
Verma argued, “Believing that community engagement requirements do not support or promote the objectives of Medicaid is a tragic example of the soft bigotry of low expectations consistently espoused by the prior administration. Those days are over.”
An August poll revealed that a majority of Americans support work requirements for Medicaid.
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