Expanding Medicaid Improved Care Without Crowding Out Other Patients

July 6, 2023


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5-15 mins
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A new study from U-M researchers found that people with low incomes who live in states that expanded Medicaid got more of the kind of health care that can keep them healthier in the long run, compared with similar people in non-expansion states. The researchers also noted that the expansion did not impact the care of patients covered by Medicare or private insurance companies. Aaron Parzuchowski, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., explores further findings and impacts of the study.

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