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Wed Feb 21, 2018, 03:37 AM

Work For It. What Trump's Tough New Medicaid Rules Mean, NBC News, Feb. 20, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. Every day that Steve Olshewsky can convince himself to get out of bed and face the world is a small victory in his eyes.

After a series of panic attacks forced him out of work in 2009, Olshewsky returned to his hometown to recover with family. He's made great strides since then, thanks to medication and his work at Participation Station, a peer-run outpatient clinic for serious mental illness. There, he sits in on group sessions, teaches tai chi to members, and talks clients through rough days on the clinic phone line.

But Olshewsky, who pays for his prescriptions through Medicaid, could soon have to prove he deserves to keep his coverage under a new set of restrictions on able-bodied Medicaid recipients. The Trump administration approved the rules in January through a waiver program that allows states to experiment with changes to Medicaid...

Read More, https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/work-it-what-trump-s-tough-new-medicaid-rules-mean-n849426

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Wed Feb 21, 2018, 05:30 AM

1. Kick for the night crew, n/t

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Wed Feb 21, 2018, 07:13 AM

2. The illegitimate spy

Had better savor his soon brief experiment at destroying our lives.
I believe fate/karma has something special in mind for him.

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