Medicaid Changes May Lead More States to Extend CareJanuary 24, 2018 |
by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR,
In an ironic twist, the Trump administration’s embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor.
Trump’s move has been widely criticized as threatening the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. But if states follow through, more Americans could get coverage.