Friday, June 17, 2016

Research Shows Medicaid Expansion Reduces Debt Sent to Collections

Researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York find sharp decreases in collection balances in counties with high uninsured rates and Medicaid expansion, as well as some impact on credit card balances. U.S. counties that expanded Medicaid since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in the first quarter of 2014, and had a high uninsured rate before that time, experienced a decrease in debt sent to collection agencies. More info here:

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