U.S. to allow states' strings for Medicaid; Arkansas among states that sought work requirement

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Seema Verma, left, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is shown with former White House aide Omarosa Manigault during a Health and Human Services listening session on the Affordable Care Act, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, June 21, 2017.

President Donald Trump's administration said Thursday that it would allow states to impose work requirements on some Medicaid recipients, a policy shift in the health program for low-income people.

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