How Medicaid Work Requirements Will Harm People with Substance Use Disorders

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly increased health coverage and access to treatment for people with substance use disorders (SUDs). But the new Trump Administration policy allowing states to base Medicaid eligibility on work or work-related activities threatens recent gains in health coverage and access to SUD treatment.

About Robert Zinn

Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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