Joint Finance Committee approves drug testing for some Medicaid recipients

capitol_CT_stocker

The Joint Finance Committee Thursday green-lighted Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to drug test Medicaid recipients, adopting a GOP motion that also left intact many of the other changes to both Medicaid and food stamps the guv was pushing for.
In addition to making Wisconsin the first state to require certain Medicaid recipients to be drug tested, the motion also included a requirement for the Department of Health Services to request a waiver allowing work training requirements for all childless adults enrolled in Medicaid. It passed 12-4 over Dem protests that the changes amounted to an attack ...

Please log in to access subscriber content.
If you don't have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

2022 Fall Election Results

Upcoming Events