Tag Archives: Medicaid

Arkansas Medicaid rolls fall by 18,000 after 7 months of work requirements

An additional 1,232 people failed to meet Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirement in December, for a total of 18,000 people dropped from government-funded coverage since the rules kicked in seven months ago. The latest tally will continue to offer fodder to critics who say the state’s requirements are ineffective at their goal of moving people from… Read More »

'Christmas came early': Medicaid administrator celebrates new work requirements

The Trump administration has approved plans in Maine and Michigan that would require certain Medicaid enrollees work as a condition of staying enrolled in the program. “Christmas came early for these Governors & we are proud to support local innovation all across this great country!” tweeted Seema Verma, the administrator at the Centers for Medicare… Read More »

Medicaid Expansion is Evidence the Health Policy Debate Defies Political Divides

By AMY LONG and JOE MOLLOY  Among all the talk of waves and tides of the close midterm races around the country, there were tremendous results on election day for Medicaid expansion. Three states – Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah – passed ballot initiatives approving the policy. On top of that, in Kansas and Maine, governors… Read More »