Wisconsin experience indicates that expanding public insurance to low-income childless adults has health care impacts.

@article{Deleire2013WisconsinEI,
  title={Wisconsin experience indicates that expanding public insurance to low-income childless adults has health care impacts.},
  author={Thomas Deleire and Laura Dague and Lindsey Jeanne Leininger and Kristen Voskuil and Donna Friedsam},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={1037-45}
}
As states consider expanding Medicaid to low-income childless adults under the Affordable Care Act, their decisions will depend, in part, on how such coverage may affect the use of medical care. In 2009 Wisconsin created a new public insurance program for low-income uninsured childless adults. We analyzed administrative claims data spanning 2008 and 2009 using a case-crossover study design on a population of 9,619 Wisconsin residents with very low incomes who were automatically enrolled in this… CONTINUE READING
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