Tag Archives: Work

Federal judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

A federal judge is blocking Medicaid work requirements in two states, dealing a blow to the Trump administration’s efforts to push the poor toward self-sufficiency. U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg issued two decisions Wednesday finding that Medicaid work requirements for low-income people in Arkansas and Kentucky pose numerous obstacles to getting health care that… Read More »

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 »

Do Collagen Supplements Really Work?

We live in a world which heavily focuses on external appearances. This has led to an extraordinary amount of beauty products both homemade and for sale. Thanks to the sea of twisted marketing campaigns, celebrity endorsements, photoshopped models and reality TV shows, there is immense pressure on people to have the “perfect look”. We invest a… 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 »