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Arkansas drops 4,100 more from Medicaid over work rule

 

October 14, 2018



LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has nearly doubled the number of people removed from its expanded Medicaid program for not meeting a new work requirement, state officials said Monday, with more than 4,100 losing their health insurance under the restriction that's the focus of a federal lawsuit.

The figures released by the state Department of Human Services show another 4,800 people will lose coverage if they don't meet the work requirement by the end of this month.

Arkansas' rule, which was implemented earlier this year, requires some beneficiaries to work 80 hours a month for three mon...



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