Affordable care act medicaid expansion reduced uninsured hospital stays in 2014

Sayeh Nikpay, Thomas Buchmueller, Helen G. Levy

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Abstract

In states that expanded Medicaid, uninsured hospital stays decreased sharply and Medicaid stays increased sharply in the first two quarters of 2014. There was no change in payer mix in states that did not expand Medicaid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)106-110
Number of pages5
JournalHealth Affairs
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors thank Anne Elixhauser and Claudia Steiner for helpful comments. Helen Levy acknowledges financial support from the National Institute on Aging (Grant No. NIA K01AG034232).

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