Verma On Work Requirements: CMS Will ‘Put Out As Many As We Can’

November 27, 2018
CMS Administrator Seema Verma signaled Tuesday (Nov. 27) that the agency intends to proceed full steam ahead in approving Medicaid work requirements, despite growing calls from patient advocates and federal Medicaid advisers for the agency to slow down. “We have a long list of states that want to pursue this and want to move forward on helping people rise out of poverty, so we think it’s important to allow them to do that,” Verma said at a press briefing at...

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