Tag: Social Work and Public Policy

1 May, 2013

Two Years after Medicaid Expansion, Oregon Experiment Shows No Measurable Gains in Physical Health But Substantial Improvements in Finances, Mental Health

Despite the imminent expansion of Medicaid coverage for low-income adults, the effects of expanding coverage are unclear. The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment presented a rare opportunity for a group of researchers, including Assistant Professor Heidi Allen, to study potential benefits. Some exciting new findings have just been released.