Study Finds Expanded Medicaid Increases Health Care Use

PhysBizTechStudy Finds Expanded Medicaid Increases Health Care UseNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Come January, millions of low-income adults will gain health insurance coverage through Medicaid in one of the farthest-reaching provisions of the Obama health care law. How will that change their finances, spending habits, use of ...Medicaid has mixed record on improving health for poor, study saysLos Angeles TimesMedicaid Expansion May Not Improve Health of Poor in USBloombergMedicaid Expansion Enhances Financial and Mental Well-Being, Study SaysU.S.

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  • Study Finds Medicaid Expansion Did Not Increase Emergency Department Use
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