This year, several states applied for and received permission from the federal government to implement work requirements in their Medicaid programs. Policy designs vary by state, but all states build in considerations for people with disabilities. These considerations include exemptions and exceptions from work requirements for individuals unable to work due to a disability.
But how can states implement these policies in a way that is accurate, efficient, and fair?
Rachel Gershon is a Senior Associate at the Center for Health Law and Economics at UMass Medical School where she performs legal and policy analysis regarding Medicaid, health reform, and social services.
Don’t miss our upcoming luncheon, co-hosted with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, where Rachel will discuss the nature of disability and disability determination; the resulting limitations in data availability; and implications for public policy.
Can’t make it? Watch the discussion via live stream here.