When asked to donate money they had earned through participating in a study, average people tended to choose the less onerous requirements rather than big ones.
In the wake of a judge’s ruling that Medicaid work requirements in two states are not legal, questions remain. The most pressing ones are about how to help low-income people, not punish them.
In some cases, these restrictions have plunged people deeper into poverty.
Republicans have sought to limit Medicaid, and a key component of those efforts is requiring that those who receive Medicaid benefits work. But many already do, and others can't, a scholar explains.
Voters listed health care as one of their biggest concerns in the midterm elections. Were their concerns addressed? The results are mixed.
Calls for work requirements for Medicaid recipients ignore the fact that many already do work. A Harvard doctor points out the problems in trying to help only the 'deserving' poor.