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Medicaid Work Requirements Appear to Be Dead by Bryce Covert - The Nation
"At least for now, work requirements are nothing but a failed policy idea and a failed attempt to take a lot of people off Medicaid illegally,” said Kevin De Liban, director of advocacy at Legal Aid of Arkansas.
What happened when a ‘wildly irrational’ algorithm made crucial healthcare decisions - The Guardian
Kevin De Liban, an attorney with Legal Aid of Arkansas, began fighting the cuts after severely disabled patients started calling “en masse” in 2016. “The human suffering was just immense,” he said. “You had people lying in their own waste. You had people getting bed sores because there’s nobody there to turn them. You had people being shut in, you had people skipping meals. It was just incalculable human suffering.”