How Often Do Catastrophic Injury Victims Become Medicaid Recipients?

  title={How Often Do Catastrophic Injury Victims Become Medicaid Recipients?},
  author={E. Zaloshnja and T. Miller and J. Coben and C. Steiner},
  journal={Medical Care},
Background:People without adequate insurance may separate financially from their families and move onto Medicaid after a catastrophic injury. Medicaid then covers all of their medical care costs. No estimates for Medicaid conversions due to injury exist in the literature. Objectives:To estimate Medicaid conversions due to injury for people 21–64 years old. Research Design:This study analyzes the 2003 Medicaid Analytic eXtract files (the most recently available in 2009) for 14 states. For each… Expand
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