Policy Takes Another Look At Means Testing "Means testing" is a concept that we're likely to see more of in health and human services. Broadly, the term refers generically to an investigation into the financial position of a person applying for aid of various types from public funds. In practical application, it is limiting (in some form or fashion) access to a public benefit to individuals whose "financial position" (defined in any number of ways from income to assets to insurance coverage) is below a certain threshold. And in recent months OPEN MINDS has seen a lot . . .