Medicaid Work Requirements in Tennessee

The Trump administration has opened the door to letting states require some Medicaid enrollees to work or engage in work-related activities. The Sycamore Institute published this 3-part series in 2017 to help interested parties weigh the trade-offs of potentially adding a work requirement to TennCare.

Work on Building Medicaid Work Requirements in TN (1 of 3): What, Why, and Who? September 14, 2017- Medicaid work requirements are most likely to affect non-elderly adults without disabilities. Let's look at what that could mean in Tennessee.
Clinton Welfare-to-Work Medicaid Work Requirements in TN (2 of 3): Lessons from TN’s Welfare-to-Work Experience December 6, 2017- 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.
Worker Medicaid Work Requirements in TN (3 of 3): Key Considerations for Policymakers December 8, 2017- Defining the goals and details of a TennCare work requirement, seeking better data, investments in support services, and avoiding unintended consequences.