Joe Biden praised for quietly revoking Medicaid work requirements

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US President Joe Biden sought to reverse several key policies imposed upon by his immediate predecessor upon taking office in January. Biden recently made another reversal of a Trump-era policy in getting rid of work requirements for Medicaid.

In a continued reversal of a Trump-era policy, the Biden administration rejected a proposal by Georgia to impose work requirements for Medicaid last week. According to the New York Times, a 79-page letter by the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services sent to Georgia’s healthcare agency also revoked a federal waiver that would allow the state to charge premiums. Georgia is the last state to have a federal waiver that could impose restrictions.

The recent rejection is described by the newspaper as a “critical blow” to the more than a dozen states that managed to impose restrictions in a short time, as the Biden…

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