Medicaid and Financial Health

@inproceedings{Brevoort2017MedicaidAF,
  title={Medicaid and Financial Health},
  author={Kenneth P. Brevoort and Daniel Jose Grodzicki and Martin B. Hackmann},
  year={2017}
}
This paper investigates the effects of the Medicaid expansion provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on households' financial health. Our findings indicate that, in addition to reducing the incidence of unpaid medical bills, the reform provided substantial indirect financial benefits to households. Using a nationally representative panel of 5 million credit records, we find that the expansion reduced unpaid medical bills sent to collection by $3.4 billion in its first two years, prevented… CONTINUE READING

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