Gov. Brian Kemp announced his plan to partially expand Medicaid coverage in late 2019. The plan would be the first in the nation to require work for Medicaid enrollees.

ATLANTA — Georgia is set to become the only state to have work requirements for Medicaid coverage.

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s re-election — and a surprising Biden administration decision not to appeal a federal court ruling — have freed the state to introduce its plan that would allow for a limited increase in the pool of low-income residents eligible for Medicaid.

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