Trump allows US states work rules for Medicaid enrollees

In one of the biggest changes to the Medicaid program in its history, the Trump administration last week announced that it would allow states to seek new requirements from beneficiaries. Kentucky is now the first state to do so, but advocates are already threatening a lawsuit over the new guidelines. Media outlets offer closer looks at Kentucky's decision, the legal battle that will inevitably follow, who will be affected by the change, the political risk Republicans are taking, and more.

Trump allows US states work rules for Medicaid enrollees

Donald Trump's administration moved Thursday to let states require that able-bodied adults work in order to receive health care benefits through Medicaid, a pillar of the US social safety net.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Reuters

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisos, Fri 12 Jan 18 from Reuters

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to implement Medicaid work requirements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to receive approval from the federal government to implement work requirements in Medicaid, a fundamental change to the ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Reuters

Trump work requirement rewrites health care rules for poor

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from AP

Trump administration to let states adopt Medicaid work requirements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told U.S. states on Thursday they can for the first time move toward imposing work or job training requirements on people as a condition for obtaining ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Reuters

Major shift as Trump opens way for Medicaid work requirement

In a major policy shift that could affect millions of low-income people, the Trump administration said Thursday it is offering a path for states that want to seek work requirements on Medicaid ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from FOXNews

Trump administration will allow states to test Medicaid work requirements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Thursday it would allow states to test requiring some Medicaid recipients to work or participate in community activities such as volunteering ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Reuters

CMS Issues Guidance on Medicaid Work Requirements

(MedPage Today) -- 10 states are pursuing such rules for Medicaid recipients

Thu 11 Jan 18 from MedPageToday

Lawsuit Brewing As Kentucky Becomes First State To Get Approval To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

In one of the biggest changes to the Medicaid program in its history, the Trump administration last week announced that it would allow states to seek new requirements from beneficiaries. Kentucky ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Kaiser Health News

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