Trump administration allows states to make Medicaid recipients work – CNNMoney

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U.S. economy adds 148,000 jobs in December

The Trump administration will allow states for the first time to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a guidance Thursday outlining what states need to do to mandate that certain Medicaid enrollees work to qualify for benefits. The agency is expected to start approving state waivers promoting “community engagement activities” in coming weeks.