Trump administration opens door for Medicaid work requirements Trump administration opens door for Medicaid work requirements

Trump administration opens door to let states impose Medicaid work requirements

Admin Jan 11,2018

Guidelines allow states to deny benefits to able-bodied adults without jobs or other work-related activities.

The Trump administration issued guidance to states early Thursday that will allow them to compel people to work or prepare for jobs in order to receive Medicaid for the first time in the half-century history of this pillar of the nation’s social safety net.