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- Trump Administration releases guidance on Medicaid work requirements - January 12, 2018
- What can healthcare payers learn from consumer retail? - December 19, 2017
- Repealing individual mandate: not as bad as once feared? - December 12, 2017
In a major shift that could affect millions of low-income people receiving benefits, The Trump Administration announced Thursday, January 11, that it will open the door for states to require work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
The guidance was published in a letter from CMS Deputy Administrator Brian Neale to State Medicaid Directors Thursday morning. In the letter, Deputy Administrator Neale stated that the move would help “improve Medicaid enrollee health and well-being through incentivizing work and community engagement.”