PBS NewsHour

Thousands in Ark. lose Medicaid due to new work requirement

Clip: 11/20/2018 | 9m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

A major initiative of the Trump administration has been adding work requirements to benefit programs for the poor, now including Medicaid. This year, Arkansas became the first state to roll out the requirement. As a result, more than 12,000 people there have lost their coverage. Special correspondent and Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell travels to Arkansas to explore what’s at stake.

Aired: 11/20/18

Rating: NR

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