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Experts: HHS Rollback Of TANF Work Waivers Is A Step Toward Medicaid Work Requirements

September 08, 2017
Experts believe that HHS’ recent (Aug. 30) move to roll back an Obama-era rule that allowed states to adjust Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) work requirements could indicate the agency will soon begin approving and implementing Medicaid work requirements. The recent HHS ruling rescinds guidance from 2012 that allowed and encouraged states to apply for waivers proposing alternative ways to measure work and what counts as such under TANF work requirements -- though it did not fully eliminate work...

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