Georgia launches Medicaid Expansion in closely watched test of work requirements
Georgia is offering a new bargain to some adults without health insurance beginning Saturday: Go to work or school and the state will cover you. But advocates decry the plan, which will insure far fewer people than a full expansion of the state-federal Medicaid program, as needlessly restrictive and expensive.
The program is likely to be closely watched as Republicans in Congress push to let states require work from some current Medicaid enrollees. Georgia would be the only state that requires Medicaid recipients to meet a work requirement.
health in the 34th podcast: legislative 101
The 2023 Kansas legislative session has begun! If you are looking for a primer or refresher on how the legislative process works in Kansas, look no further! Sean Gatewood and April Holman of the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas do a deep dive into how bills become laws in Kansas and what that means for KanCare expansion.