Verma Touts New Medicaid Work Requirements As Early Christmas Gifts

By James Romoser
December 21, 2018 at 10:37 PM
CMS Administrator Seema Verma said on Twitter that “Christmas came early” for Michigan and Maine as the agency announced Friday (Dec. 21) that it has approved Medicaid work requirements in those states. A total of seven states have now received CMS’ permission to require some Medicaid beneficiaries to work as a condition of maintaining coverage. The approvals for Michigan and Maine come as Republican governors in both states are about to leave office and be replaced by newly elected Democrats...

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