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Health Professions in the News: Researchers: Medicaid Expansion Equals Better Coverage, Better Outcomes

California Health Care Foundation (June 14, 2019)

California has long been a leader in expanding the eligibility criteria for enrollment in Medicaid. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states can expand Medicaid to cover more adults with low incomes, and California was among the first to do so with its program, Medi-Cal. To date, 36 states and...

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Health Professions in the News: Expanding Medicaid Can Save Lives

California Health Care Foundation (August 12, 2019)

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed in 2010, it included a provision to expand Medicaid eligibility to adults in families with incomes under 138% of the federal poverty line. Since the Medicaid expansion went into effect in 2014, research comparing expansion and nonexpansion states has linked...

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