If These Five States Get Their Way, Millions Could Be at Risk of Losing Health Insurance


The Trump administration is considering requests to impose time limits on Medicaid coverage.

At least five states are seeking permission to limit the time that residents can receive health care through Medicaid, and the Trump administration is considering whether to grant it. The insurance program covers about one in five Americans, mostly low- and moderate-income individuals lacking affordable job-based coverage, and has no lifetime limits. If the administration approves the applications, millions of people could potentially be at risk of losing access to health insurance.

Arizona, Kansas, Utah, Maine, and Wisconsin have all applied for federal waivers that would allow them to stop some individuals’ Medicaid benefits after a certain number of months.

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https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2018/02/if-these-five-states-get-their-way-millions-could-be-at-risk-of-losing-health-insurance/

 

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