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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    09/9/2019 - 6:15 am | View Link
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    06/3/2019 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    04/9/2019 - 1:13 am | View Link
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  • Medicaid expansion enrollment reduces disease-related ...
    The study on the relationship between Medicaid enrollment and mortality finds a 0.13 percentage point decline in annual mortality, a 9.3% reduction over the sample mean, associated with Medicaid expansion. The effect is driven by a reduction in disease-related deaths and grows over time.
    09/3/2019 - 3:55 am | View Website
  • Study Finds Medicaid Expansion Did Not Increase Emergency ...
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    09/2/2019 - 1:01 pm | View Website
  • The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated ...
    A study of Ascension Health hospitals nationwide found that the decrease in uncompensated care costs for hospitals in expansion states was greater than the increase in Medicaid shortfalls between ...
    09/2/2019 - 10:23 am | View Website
  • 2,000 fewer people died of heart disease each year in ...
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    08/31/2019 - 7:34 am | View Website
  • There were greater increases in colon cancer screening ...
    There were greater increases in colon cancer screening rates in states that expanded Medicaid than in those that did not, a new study finds. The Affordable Care Act let states expand Medicaid insurance coverage to low-income adults, who tend to have poor access to preventive health services.
    07/13/2019 - 6:47 pm | View Website
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