Education levels, poor health, and lack of home internet access or personal vehicles could hinder the ability of many to get and keep a job.Continue reading
Who Is Exempt from Proposed TennCare Work Requirements?
Supporters and opponents of a proposed TennCare work requirement have disagreed about who would be exempt. This post attempts to bring some clarity to that debate.Continue reading
TennCare Work Requirements: 4 Things We’ve Learned from Legislative Action
TennCare expects work requirements to affect about 86,000 enrollees and cost the state $18.7 million per year.Continue reading
6 Insights for the Debate over TennCare Work Requirements
If the proposed TennCare work requirement is to achieve its goals, our research shows there are several key issues policymakers may want to consider.Continue reading
Digesting the Feds’ New Guidance & 1st Approval of Medicaid Work Requirements
On January 11, 2018, the federal government released new guidance for states considering a Medicaid work requirement. One day later, Kentucky became the first state to get federal approval.Continue reading
Medicaid Work Requirements in TN (3 of 3): Key Considerations for Policymakers
Defining the goals and details of a TennCare work requirement, seeking better data, investments in support services, and avoiding unintended consequences.Continue reading
Medicaid Work Requirements in TN (2 of 3): Lessons from TN’s Welfare-to-Work Experience
Those weighing the trade-offs of adding a work requirement to TennCare may look for insights in Tennesee’s experience with the welfare-to-work policies of Families First.Continue reading
Medicaid Work Requirements in TN (1 of 3): What, Why, and Who?
Medicaid work requirements are most likely to affect non-elderly adults without disabilities. Let’s look at what that could mean in Tennessee.Continue reading