Medicaid

Do People Move to Gain Medicaid Benefits?

The welfare migration hypothesis proposes the idea that people will move to a location because of the availability of social...

Expanded Medicaid Eligibility Reduces Debt for Low-Income Individuals

In 2009, when President Obama placed healthcare at the top of his agenda, the weight of healthcare costs on individuals...

Taking a Closer Look at Elderly Medicaid Recipients

Understanding how elderly individuals ultimately rely on Medicaid could be key to implementing changes that protect the fiscal longevity of both Medicaid and Medicare.

All Roads Lead to Health: Medicaid Expansion Could Be Valuable Regardless of Method

A new study finds that expanding Medicaid has significant positive effects for patients, but whether it happens via traditional Medicaid or private Marketplaces does not make much of a difference.

Medicare Beneficiaries More Likely to Switch Away from Managed Care

A new study finds that high-cost Medicare beneficiaries are more likely to switch from private Medicare Advantage plans to original Medicare plans.

Economic downturns: Bad for your wallet, good for your health?

A recent study confirms the finding that mortality rates decrease during recessions and that severe recessions produce even larger reductions in mortality rates.

Looking at Effects of Tennessee Medicaid Contraction on Adult Hospitalizations

A new quasi-experimental study sheds light on the mechanism through which Medicaid expansion translates into mortality reduction among newly insured populations.

Child and family

Does Medicaid coverage change the prenatal health behaviors of pregnant women?

Research shows that expanded Medicaid coverage has counterintuitive impacts on prenatal health behaviors, hurting infants’ health.

The Unseen Taxes Created by the Affordable Care Act

A new study explains the effects on the labor supply created by the Affordable Care Act. The ACA creates a penalty on employers that incentivizes a reduction in full-time hiring, as well as creating an implicit tax on full-time employees that encourages them to work less.

Change Versus Invention: Innovation and Public Health Care

A survey of public health care leaders in California finds that innovation is seen as less technology-driven and more about the implementation of efficient and effective systems.

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