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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 05:35 PM

Able-bodied adults will have to work for Medicaid, under plan from Gov. Scott Walker, Trump

MADISON - Tens of thousands of needy but able-bodied adults in Wisconsin could have to work to qualify for state health coverage under a plan from Gov. Scott Walker that has won support from President Donald Trump's administration.

Walker immediately praised the move, which he said would spur more Wisconsinites to work and which critics said would spur lawsuits.

Seema Verma, head of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, opened the way this week for states to require "able-bodied, working-age Medicaid beneficiaries" to participate in skills training, education, job search, volunteering or caregiving.

“Medicaid needs to be more flexible so that states can best address the needs of this population," Verma said in a statement. "Our fundamental goal is to make a positive and lasting difference in the health and wellness of our beneficiaries."

Read more: http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/12/able-bodied-adults-have-work-medicaid-under-plan-gov-scott-walker-trump/1026414001/

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Reply Able-bodied adults will have to work for Medicaid, under plan from Gov. Scott Walker, Trump (Original post)
TexasTowelie Jan 2018 OP
Stargazer99 Jan 2018 #1
jodymarie aimee Jan 2018 #2
underpants Jan 2018 #3
left-of-center2012 Jan 2018 #4
Phoenix61 Jan 2018 #6
left-of-center2012 Jan 2018 #7
Wellstone ruled Jan 2018 #8
left-of-center2012 Jan 2018 #10
Wellstone ruled Jan 2018 #11
left-of-center2012 Jan 2018 #12
Phoenix61 Jan 2018 #9
Phoenix61 Jan 2018 #5

Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 05:39 PM

1. Since business has sent jobs overseas where in the

do you find employment that pays a living wage. It is a trick because I know in the state of Washington if your income is more than $700.00 you are not able to get Medicade.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 05:41 PM

2. YES

our Fuck Face Gov has plenty to teach Trump. Evil evil men.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 05:43 PM

3. "more flexible"

To put your head further up your ass

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:00 PM

4. "to participate in skills training, education, job search, volunteering or caregiving"

I knew a guy in Omaha ten years ago who was out of work and went on welfare, food stamps, etc.
One of the requirements for him was job training.

He learned to become a truck driver (semis) and now drives coast to coast.

So, for some, it could work out well.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #4)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:09 PM

6. Who paid for the training? nt

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Response to Phoenix61 (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:12 PM

7. The trucking company

No tax dollars from you.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:39 PM

8. Okay,heard those stories before.

And from what I found out was this,the Guy most likely worked for nothing until his Revenue covered a Certain Amount determined by his Owner which meant he most likely got a Ten dollar a day meal ticket and slept in the Truck. And assigned to Long Haul for several months with out a break.

Two Trucking Companies near Lake Pepin were notorious for this.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #8)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:58 PM

10. Absolutely not

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 07:35 PM

11. Funny,my

nephew fell for it. As well as his Step father. Had to wire money for them to get back home. BTW,both stranded in different Cities when the owner filled Bankruptcy.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 08:23 PM

12. Therefore ...

It is true for everyone. ... Not !

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:47 PM

9. Cool, I didn't realize they did that

I'm completely ok with helping people with training, education, health care, housing etc. It's great it worked out for your friend. I'm just worried this is going to turn into a catch-22 for so many. I live in a tourist area and benefits here are based on the previous quarters wages. The first quarter after the season ends no one is making any money but they don't qualify for any aid. Makes things really difficult for so many families.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:08 PM

5. Well isn't that just ducky

Where are these skills training places going to be located and who is paying for it? I know lots of folks who would like to attend college but can't afford it. She obviously has no idea about how so many folks live. Wonder how many of them voted for Twitler?

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