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  • GOP States Move to Cut Medicaid The Hill by Nathaniel Weixel and Rachel Roubein — Republican governors are working with the Trump administration to do something Congress couldn't accomplish: fundamentally alter their state Medicaid programs. At least six states with GOP governors — Arkansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Maine, Wisconsin, and Indiana — have already drafted plans meant to introduce new rules people would have to meet to be eligible for Medicaid, which provides health care to low-income Americans and those with certain disabilities. Some want to add work requirements or introduce drug testing for recipients. Others want to raise premium prices. The Trump administration has to approve the plans. Some approvals could come in weeks.

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