Other states will take it from there.
Earlier this month, two changes occurred that will alter the direction of the country and one of its largest welfare programs, while cementing a signature achievement of President Trump’s first term.
On January 11, the Trump administration alerted state Medicaid directors of its desire to work with states to implement Medicaid work requirements.
A day later they made it official.
The administration approved a number of Medicaid reforms requested by the state of Kentucky, including the first-ever work requirements in the program — and now the proverbial floodgates are open.