ACP ‘strongly opposes’ enforcing work requirements for Medicaid

ACP emphasized its strong opposition to restricting access to health care coverage through Medicaid based on employment status.
The Trump administration announced yesterday that it would allow states to attach work requirements to “able-bodied adults” who applied for benefits based on the requests of 10 states - Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Utah and Wisconsin. The requirements would not apply to Medicaid recipients not of working-age, or who were pregnant or received Medicaid benefits on the basis of a disability.

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