Early Affordable Care Act Medicaid: Coverage Effects for Low- and Moderate-Income Young Adults

An original research article, by Paulette Cha and the Center faculty Claire Brindis, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health evaluates the effects of Medicaid expansions in young adult populations in “early expanding” states.

Results showed Medicaid expansion reduced uninsurance and improved public coverage among low- and moderate-income young adults, beyond previous laws that expanded the private dependent coverage for young adults.

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