How to thwart the GOP war on Medicaid

It's easy: Take Medicaid away from the states

A patient.
(Image credit: REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht)

Conservatives have come up with a new way to crush poor people with bureaucracy: work requirements for people on Medicaid!

Arkansas is leading the way, setting up new flaming hoops, and demanding that certain Medicaid enrollees jump through them to retain their coverage. As a result, over 12,000 people have lost Medicaid.

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