Mar 9, 2018 - Health

Hospitals are silent on Medicaid work requirements

A person holds up a sign that says "Save Medicaid!"

People protested Medicaid cuts in Washington last summer. Photo: Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call via Getty Images

State and federal hospital groups have not taken a position on the Medicaid work requirements that Republicans and the Trump administration have been pushing, Modern Healthcare notes.

Between the lines: Hospitals' silence on this issue stands in stark contrast to last year, when they vociferously opposed Republican attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicaid funding.

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