Atheendar Venkataramani, MD, PhD

A Cautionary Tale About Medicaid Work Requirements

May. 14, 2020

In a new paper in JAMA Network Open, our team looked at the potential effects of Medicaid work requirements on Medicaid participation among those not actually subject to these requirements. We estimate that these “spillover effects” – which thus far have not been part of the conversation on work requirements – could be quite large. How we arrived at this answer is worth a bit of explanation.