April 12, 2023
Access & Coverage | Tea Leaves
  • In recent weeks, House Republicans have been eyeing new work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries and food stand recipients. Top lawmakers have publicly endorsed rules that could force some enrollees to find a job and work longer hours or risk losing the government’s help entirely. The demands largely come in the context of a brewing fight over the federal budget. Many Republicans have said that federal aid programs offer a way for policymakers to boost U.S. workforce participation while saving Washington money. (Article here)