Saving Teens Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility

@inproceedings{Wherry2016SavingTU,
  title={Saving Teens Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility},
  author={Laura R Wherry and Bruce D. Meyer},
  year={2016}
}
We examine the immediate and longer-termmortality effects of childhood public health insurance eligibility during childhood. Our identification exploits expansions in Medicaid eligibility that applied only to children born after September 30, 1983. This feature resulted in a large discontinuity in the cumulative years of eligibility of children at this birth date cutoff. Under the expansions, black children gained twice the years of Medicaid eligibility as white children.We find a later-life… CONTINUE READING

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