State Decisions Not to Expand Have Led to 15,000 Premature Deaths

Nov. 6, 2019 | Matt Broaddus and Aviva Aron-Dine | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

  • Premature deaths significantly less likely with expansion of Medicaid
  • From CBPP: The lifesaving impacts of Medicaid expansion are large: an estimated 39 to 64 percent reduction in annual mortality rates for older adults gaining coverage.

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