CMS Paves Way For Medicaid Work Requirement

CMS Paves Way For Medicaid Work Requirement

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday issued guidelines for states to impose a work requirement on able-bodied adults to qualify for Medicaid coverage, a first in the 52-year history of the program.

            Under the proposed guidelines, able-bodied adults under the age of 65 would either have to have jobs, actively seek work or engage in other activities to qualify for Medicaid coverage.

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