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How Medicaid work rules could impact public health

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The Trump administration opened the door to requiring work rules for recipients of Medicaid, the joint federal-state health insurance program for the poor and disabled. While such changes will inevitably affect some people’s access to the government coverage, it remains unclear what impact it could have on their actual health.

New York Times’ Margot Sanger-Katz took a look to see if, just like with higher income, requiring work would improve health. Continue reading