Azar: AR Work Requirement Coverage Losses Routine Medicaid Churn

March 14, 2019
HHS Secretary Alex Azar told Senate Finance Committee members Thursday (March 14) that the more than 18,000 Arkansas residents who lost Medicaid coverage after work requirements took effect is a normal level of churn. He also said complying with work requirements is not much to ask in return for free health care. “We see churn like this in state Medicaid programs all the time, people coming in and out of the Medicaid program,” Azar said at a hearing on the...

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