Garrett, D., Hwang, A., & Pierce-Wrobel, C. (2018, May 30). Social determinants of health: A public health concept in conflict [Web log post].

Year: 2018


This post discusses Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ approval of states adding a work requirement as a condition of receiving Medicaid coverage, and the negative impact that is likely to have on citizens’ health outcomes. States are cautioned to be careful about implementing policies that may sound relevant to social determinants but will ultimately be detrimental to health.

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