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Medicaid: Its Role Today and Under the Affordable Care Act

Medicaid: Its Role Today and Under the Affordable Care Act This month's Visualizing Health Policy takes a look at who is covered by Medicaid and the important role that Medicaid plays in the lives of many Americans, Medicaid's role under the Affordable Care Act, how growth in per capita Medicaid spending is slower than growth in private health care spending, how Medicaid improves access to needed health care, and which groups receive the majority of Medicaid spending. For a more complete view, select the PDF available in the upper right article toolbar. Back to top Article Information Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (www.kff.org) analysis. Original data and detailed source information are available at http://facts.kff.org/jama_082212. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Medicaid: Its Role Today and Under the Affordable Care Act

JAMA , Volume 308 (8) – Aug 22, 2012

Medicaid: Its Role Today and Under the Affordable Care Act

Abstract

This month's Visualizing Health Policy takes a look at who is covered by Medicaid and the important role that Medicaid plays in the lives of many Americans, Medicaid's role under the Affordable Care Act, how growth in per capita Medicaid spending is slower than growth in private health care spending, how Medicaid improves access to needed health care, and which groups receive the majority of Medicaid spending. For a more complete view, select the PDF available in the upper right...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/2012.jama.10159
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Abstract

This month's Visualizing Health Policy takes a look at who is covered by Medicaid and the important role that Medicaid plays in the lives of many Americans, Medicaid's role under the Affordable Care Act, how growth in per capita Medicaid spending is slower than growth in private health care spending, how Medicaid improves access to needed health care, and which groups receive the majority of Medicaid spending. For a more complete view, select the PDF available in the upper right article toolbar. Back to top Article Information Source: Kaiser Family Foundation (www.kff.org) analysis. Original data and detailed source information are available at http://facts.kff.org/jama_082212.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 22, 2012

Keywords: medicaid,patient protection and affordable care act

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