Clinics Struggle To Resolve Fears Over Medicaid Sign-Ups And Green Cards

A migrant worker in a Connecticut apple orchard gets a medical checkup in 2017. A proposed rule by the Trump administration that would prohibit some immigrants who get Medicaid from working legally has already led to a lot of fear and reluctance to sign up for medical care, doctors say.

Should doctors warn patients of a policy threat that may not come to pass? That’s the question pending, as the Trump administration weighs whether to deny green cards to immigrants on Medicaid.

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