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January 16, 2018

Gov. Hutchinson comments on new Medicaid rules


Gov. Hutchinson comments on new Medicaid rules

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Gov. Hutchinson comments on new Medicaid rules

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WEBVTT RS.CRAIG: THE GOVERNOR OF ARKANSASCOMMENTS ON THE NEW MEDICAIDGUIDANCE.WE CAUGHT UP WITH GOVERNOR ASAHUTCHINSON TODAY TO TALK ABOUTMEDICAIDHE SAYS THE STATE ASKED FOR AWAIVER IN AN EFFORT TO ADD WORREQUIREMENTS FOR THE EXPANDEDMEDICAID PROGRAM.HE SAYS THE GOAL IS TO GPEOPLE WHO ARE ABLE-BODIED ANDDO NOT HAVE DEPENDENTS OUT INTTHE WORKFORCE OR TRAINING TO DOSO.TAKE A LISTEN. >> ARKANSAS IS ONE OF ABOUT 10STATES THAT’S SEEKING THAT WORKREQUIREMENT FOR MEDICAIDRECIPIENTS THAT ARE ABLE-BODIEAND WITH THIS GUIDANCE, I EXPECTTHAT WE’RE GOING TO EVENTUALLYGET OUR WAIVER, WHICH HOPEFULLYWILL COME VERY SOON.CRAIG: HE SAYS THEY ARE PREPAREDTO IMPLEMENT THAT WAIVERCONSISTENT WITH THE GUIDANCE,AND APPLAUDS THE TRUMPADMINISTRATION FOR GIVING THE

Gov. Hutchinson comments on new Medicaid rules

Arkansas is one of several states that want to require able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work.

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