Health

Obese adults facing Medicaid expansion gap

Despite overall increases in insurance coverage for low-income individuals in Medicaid expansion states, some gaps remain for individuals who are obese.

Radiology & Imaging

Medicaid expansion tied to higher mammography rates

(HealthDay)—Total insurance coverage, Medicaid coverage, and mammogram rates are higher among lower-income women living in Medicaid expansion states versus nonexpansion states, according to a study published online April ...

Medical economics

Unemployed workers less likely to be uninsured post-ACA

(HealthDay)—Following implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), unemployed workers were less likely to be uninsured, and uninsurance rates decreased more in states with Medicaid expansion, according to a report from ...

Health

Medicaid expansion improves access to postpartum care

Study comparing Utah and Colorado finds Medicaid expansion helped prevent new mothers from losing coverage to the "postpartum coverage cliff," with implications for reducing maternal mortality.

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