Idaho Gov. Signs Medicaid Expansion Bill, Criticizes Work Requirements

April 09, 2019
Idaho Gov. Brad Little (R) on Tuesday (April 9) signed a bill to implement the state’s voter-approved Medicaid expansion but expressed concerns about a controversial provision that seeks to add work requirements to people in the expansion population. Little said the work requirements would be expensive and administratively burdensome, and he urged the state legislature to revise them. Idaho lawmakers spent weeks intensely debating whether to add work requirements and, if so, what penalty should be assessed against beneficiaries who...

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