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Trump allows US states work rules for Medicaid enrollees

Medical Xpress - Thu 11 Jan 18

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.

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

Reuters - Fri 12 Jan 18

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 ...

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

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

Reuters - Fri 12 Jan 18

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 ...

Trump work requirement rewrites health care rules for poor

AP - Thu 11 Jan 18

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 ...

Trump administration to let states adopt Medicaid work requirements

Reuters - Thu 11 Jan 18

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 ...

Major shift as Trump opens way for Medicaid work requirement

FOXNews - Thu 11 Jan 18

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 ...

Trump administration will allow states to test Medicaid work requirements

Reuters - Thu 11 Jan 18

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 ...

CMS Issues Guidance on Medicaid Work Requirements

MedPageToday - Thu 11 Jan 18

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

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

Kaiser Health News - Tue 16 Jan 18

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 ...

First Edition: January 16, 2018

Kaiser Health News - Tue 16 Jan 18

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.

First Edition: January 11, 2018, Kaiser Health News - Thu 11 Jan 18

Kentucky Is First State Granted Approval For Medicaid Work Requirements

Kaiser Health News - Fri 12 Jan 18

The program will also set monthly premiums for Medicaid coverage and penalties for those who don’t make the payments.

Trump’s Work-For-Medicaid Rule Puts Work On States’ Shoulders

Kaiser Health News - Fri 12 Jan 18

States that opt to change their Medicaid program must figure out how to delineate who is covered by the new mandate, how to enforce the rules and how to handle the people seeking exemptions.

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Should You Work For Your Medicaid Coverage?

Kaiser Health News - Fri 12 Jan 18

In this episode of “What The Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Sarah Kliff of Vox.com, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times discuss possible new ...

Parsing The Policy: Will Medicaid Work Requirements ‘Backfire’?; Will They Make People Healthier?

Kaiser Health News - Fri 12 Jan 18

The Trump administration plan to add work requirements to the Medicaid program drew strong reactions from opinion writers across the country.

Trump Administration Clears Way To Require Work For Some Medicaid Enrollees

Kaiser Health News - Thu 11 Jan 18

Allowing states to mandate that non-disabled Medicaid enrollees work as a condition for coverage would mark one of the biggest changes to the program since it began more than 50 years ago. A ...