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Work Requirements and Safety Net Programs | The Hamilton Project
he majority of SNAP and Medicaid participants who would be exposed to work requirements are attached to the labor force, but that a substantial share would fail to consistently meet a 20 hours per week–threshold. Among persistent labor force nonparticipants, health issues are the predominant reason given for not working.
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4 days ago by brycecovert
Opponents of the ACA and expansion have been spreading lots of falsehoods of late. This week I set the re…
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7 days ago by andriak
The Effects of Medicaid Expansion on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Border Counties
Results from our preferred specification suggest a small but statistically significant decrease in employment of 1.3 percent one year after the Medicaid expansion. This disemployment effect is transitory and appears to primarily occur in low-wage sectors. In particular, employment returns to pre-expansion levels within two years. We also do not find any statistically significant effect of the Medicaid expansion on wages at any point.
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18 days ago by brycecovert
One Big Problem With Medicaid Work Requirement: People Are Unaware It Exists - The New York Times
Of the remaining third — about 20,000 people — 16,000 didn’t report qualifying activities to the state. Only 1,200 people, about 2 percent of those eligible for the requirement, told the state they had done enough of the required activities in August, according to state figures.

Jessica Greene, a professor of health policy at Baruch College in New York, visited three Arkansas counties last month and interviewed 18 Medicaid beneficiaries. Twelve of them were unaware of the work requirement, according to an article she published on the website of the journal Health Affairs.
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