Medicaid Advocates Remind Policymakers About Work Req Perils

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 8, 2023 at 4:20 PM
Georgia’s partial Medicaid expansion program has enrolled 265 people since it began July 1, doing little to counter advocates’ complaints that work requirements are barriers to coverage and, as a Center for Budget and Policy Priorities report found last month, create a confusing, onerous system that’s only effective at kicking people off Medicaid. The CBPP report specifically calls out House Republicans for proposing to add a national Medicaid work requirement during the debt ceiling negotiations. Georgia managed to retain the...

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