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Medicaid Work Requirements

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If the state legislature gets federal approval, Ohioans that benefit from the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid will have to follow new work requirements or lose their health insurance. The state says the policy will help end people’s reliance on public assistance, but healthcare advocates say this puts an unfair burden on the mainly poor and disabled population. Join us on The Sound of Ideas as we discuss Medicaid work requirements.



-State Representative Jim Butler, (R-Oakwood)

-John Corlett, President, The Center for Community Solutions  

-Rea Hederman, Executive Vice President, The Buckeye Institute

- Amanda Woodrum, Senior Researcher, Policy Matters Ohio

-Graham Bowman, Attorney, Ohio Poverty Law Center

Rachel is the supervising producer for Ideastream Public Media’s morning public affairs show, the “Sound of Ideas.”