New Rules May Make Getting And Staying On Medicaid More Difficult

NPR Enlarge this image Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, at a White House press conference in May. More people moving off Medicaid, she says, would be a good outcome. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images Kentucky got the green light from the federal government Friday to require people who get Medicaid to work. It’s a big change from the Obama administration, which rejected overtures from states that wanted to add a work requirement. Medicaid’s chief federal officer is Seema Verma; her home state of Indiana submitted plans...

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