CMS May Move To Add Work Requirements To Medicaid Eligibility

CMS May Move To Add Work Requirements To Medicaid Eligibility

vision for the state-federal program in two appearances last week, saying her new course give states wide latitude over eligibility and benefits.

            In a speech Nov. 7 to state Medicaid directors, Verma said the program needs to give people “hope that they can achieve a better future for themselves and their families, hope that they can one day break the chains of generational poverty and no longer need public assistance.”

            She has noted other government assistance programs such as food stamps, have similar requirements.

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