Mortality and access to care among adults after state Medicaid expansions.

  title={Mortality and access to care among adults after state Medicaid expansions.},
  author={Benjamin D. Sommers and Katherine Baicker and Arnold M. Epstein},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={367 11},
BACKGROUND Several states have expanded Medicaid eligibility for adults in the past decade, and the Affordable Care Act allows states to expand Medicaid dramatically in 2014. Yet the effect of such changes on adults' health remains unclear. We examined whether Medicaid expansions were associated with changes in mortality and other health-related measures. METHODS We compared three states that substantially expanded adult Medicaid eligibility since 2000 (New York, Maine, and Arizona) with… 

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