Do work requirements lead to self-sufficiency?


A story on Politifact.com cites a study by the Family Welfare Research Training Group at the School of Social Work in an article that explores how the Trump administration has opened the door for states to require that able-bodied Medicaid recipients work to keep their coverage.

The Group's study of welfare recipients in Maryland reported that after five years, 22 percent ended up in stable employment, while 18 percent faced unemployment.

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