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Georgia moves ahead with Medicaid work requirement plan



by Rebecca Grapevine | Nov 18, 2022 | Capitol Beat News Service

ATLANTA – The state plans to implement a new Medicaid expansion plan – Georgia Pathways — that includes work requirements next July after several years of legal wrangling over the controversial proposal. &nb...

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  1. What is wrong with working if you are able to work? That is a huge part of today’s problems in our Country. Too many ‘guvmint’ hand-outs to neer-do-wells. I am 110% in favor of helping those who need it, but I am not in favor of my tax money being giving to folks who are capable of working and will sit on their duffs with a hand out for freebies. Whatever happened to working for a living? Answer. The Government and the liberal policies passed by liberal politicians.

  2. If you are verifiably able, there should be no Medicaid, without some form of “work”. This should’ve been appropriate when Medicaid was first released. There are far too many people on Medicaid that are on generational welfare, and sitting at home procreating — male and female, expecting the government to pay for their food, clothing, shelter, and KIDS. I personally witnessed in my time at a local hospital here. I am all for “help”, but NOT generational “help”.

  3. The work requirement should also apply to welfare, if you are able bodied. Years ago, a welfare reform law was passed that mandated no one could be on welfare for longer than five years. Apparently that provision was rescinded because we now have generational welfare again. Republicans should address this problem. I guess they don’t for fear of the recipients voting against them, but those folks don’t vote for them anyway.

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