Spreading the word on Medicaid work requirement proves challenging
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When Nancy Glynn struck up a conversation with her next-door neighbor about the new work requirements for people on the state’s expanded Medicaid program, she was surprised by the response.
“She had no idea that this is even going into effect,” said Glynn.
The new work or community engagement requirement kicked in as of June 1, requiring anyone covered by expanded Medicaid, known as Granite Advantage, to complete 100 hours of work or approved community activities each month to maintain medical coverage, unless they are exempt due to medical frailty or other circumstances listed in the law.