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Registered Nurse Rebecca Moak poses for a photo in trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. Mississippi is one of at least 20 states that has decided not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, better known as "Obamacare". REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS BUSINESS) - TM4E9A416PD01
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Medicaid job requirements would hurt America’s most vulnerable

Henry Aaron, senior fellow in Economic Studies, discusses the Trump administration’s announcement to authorize states to enact job requirements for Medicaid eligibility. Aaron explains that these requirements could be detrimental to low-income citizens who need medication to work or are unable to work because of their medical conditions. He also predicts that this authorization will be reversed by the courts.

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