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Trump readies new round of controversial Medicaid changes

Politico By: Dan Diamond The Trump administration is preparing to let conservative-led states impose additional restrictions on the nation’s health program for the poor that could push tens of thousands of people off coverage, POLITICO has learned. … Advocates say the result will be disastrous for poor and working-class Americans. “The Trump administration seems intent […]

Medicaid work requirements to cause over 5,000 low-income Arkansans to lose health care

ThinkProgress By: Amanda Gomez In Arkansas, residents on Medicaid need to report 80-hours-a-month of work or service online to keep their health insurance under new requirements. So far, more than 5,000 people have failed to do so, jeopardizing their continuous coverage. … The state data also has health experts further speculating the intent of Arkansas’ […]

Analysis Finds Oklahoma’s Proposed Medicaid Work Requirements Would Mostly Affect Poorest Mothers

Public Radio Tulsa By: Matt Trotter More than three-fourths of the nearly 6,200 people that would be subject to Oklahoma’s proposed Medicaid work requirements are mothers. … An analysis of Oklahoma’s proposal by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and Oklahoma Policy Institute found 78 percent of the 6,193 adults the work requirements would apply to […]