Dive Brief:

A large proportion of enrollees in the 16 states that have applied to CMS to impose work requirements on their Medicaid enrollees already have jobs or are providing care for someone in their household, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The report concludes that up to 4.1 million Medicaid enrollees may lose their coverage due to work requirements.

Many of them may lose coverage due to a lack of access to computers to fulfill mandatory reporting requirements, KFF said.

Dive Insight:

Some of the states using Medicaid work requirements, such as New Hampshire, Kentucky and Indiana, expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act. Others, such as Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi, have not expanded eligibility and are not expected to do so in the foreseeable future.  […]