Medicaid Law Requires U.S. Identification

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Beginning July 1, anyone hoping to qualify for Medicaid must provide proof of U.S. citizenship. Guests discuss the benefits and risks of the new law.


Leslie Norwalk, deputy administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Ron Pollack, executive director of Families USA



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