For the first-time in the 53-year history of Medicaid, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance in January saying it would consider state proposals to take health coverage away from people who don’t meet work requirements. Since then, over a dozen states have requested such waivers from CMS.
The Trump Administration has proposed a regulation that would detain children indefinitely and expand the harmful practice of jailing families. The public has one more week to speak out against the rule.
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