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The effects of Medicaid expansion under the ACA: updated findings from a literature review

Series Title(s):
Issue brief (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)
Author(s):
Antonisse, Larisa, author
Garfield, Rachel, author
Rudowitz, Robin, author
Artiga, Samantha, author
Contributor(s):
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, issuing body.
Publication:
Menlo Park, CA : Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, February 2017
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Health Services Accessibility -- statistics & numerical data
Medicaid -- statistics & numerical data
Medically Uninsured -- statistics & numerical data
Employment -- statistics & numerical data
Health Care Reform -- statistics & numerical data
Health Status
Medicaid -- economics
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Poverty
Uncompensated Care
Vulnerable Populations
Humans
United States
United States.
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
(1) Coverage: Studies show that Medicaid expansion results in significant coverage gains and reductions in uninsured rates, both among the low-income population broadly and within specific vulnerable populations. (2) Access to care, utilization, affordability, and health outcomes: Most research demonstrates that Medicaid expansion positively impacts access to care, utilization of services, the affordability of care, and financial security among the low-income population. Studies have also shown improved self-reported health following expansion, but additional research is needed to determine effects on health outcomes.(3) Economic measures: Analyses find positive effects of expansion on multiple economic outcomes, despite Medicaid enrollment growth initially exceeding projections in many states. Studies also show that Medicaid expansions result in reductions in uncompensated care costs for hospitals and clinics as well as positive or neutral effects on employment and the labor market. (4) As the Trump Administration and Congress debate ACA repeal and replacement, gains in coverage and access as well as economic benefits to states and providers are at stake if the Medicaid expansion is repealed.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (13 pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101707525 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Issue brief (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)
Author(s):
Antonisse, Larisa, author
Garfield, Rachel, author
Rudowitz, Robin, author
Artiga, Samantha, author
Contributor(s):
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, issuing body.
Publication:
Menlo Park, CA : Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, February 2017
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Health Services Accessibility -- statistics & numerical data
Medicaid -- statistics & numerical data
Medically Uninsured -- statistics & numerical data
Employment -- statistics & numerical data
Health Care Reform -- statistics & numerical data
Health Status
Medicaid -- economics
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Poverty
Uncompensated Care
Vulnerable Populations
Humans
United States
United States.
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
(1) Coverage: Studies show that Medicaid expansion results in significant coverage gains and reductions in uninsured rates, both among the low-income population broadly and within specific vulnerable populations. (2) Access to care, utilization, affordability, and health outcomes: Most research demonstrates that Medicaid expansion positively impacts access to care, utilization of services, the affordability of care, and financial security among the low-income population. Studies have also shown improved self-reported health following expansion, but additional research is needed to determine effects on health outcomes.(3) Economic measures: Analyses find positive effects of expansion on multiple economic outcomes, despite Medicaid enrollment growth initially exceeding projections in many states. Studies also show that Medicaid expansions result in reductions in uncompensated care costs for hospitals and clinics as well as positive or neutral effects on employment and the labor market. (4) As the Trump Administration and Congress debate ACA repeal and replacement, gains in coverage and access as well as economic benefits to states and providers are at stake if the Medicaid expansion is repealed.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (13 pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101707525 (See catalog record)