News: Medicaid Expansion

New Research Links Medicaid Expansion to Lower Maternal Mortality

According to a new study by a CSSW doctoral candidate, a major part of the Affordable Care Act—the expansion of…

September 28 @ 8:29 pm

Study Showing Medicaid’s Anti-Poverty Effect Cited in “Forbes”

Research scientists Naomi Zewde and Christopher Wimer found that Medicaid expansions under Obamacare lifted nearly 700,000 out of poverty. Medicaid…

August 8, 2019 @ 11:06 pm

Heidi Allen Named to NIH Health Disparities Committee

Associate Professor Heidi L. Allen has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Disparities and…

October 11, 2018 @ 9:17 pm

Why Expanded Medicaid Coverage Could Lead to More Emergency Room Visits

Assistant Professor Heidi Allen is one of the investigators in the groundbreaking Oregon Experiment, which recently published a paper showing that expanded Medicaid coverage boosted emergency room visits. In this post, she offers a possible explanation for this unexpected finding.

January 7, 2014 @ 11:24 pm

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.

May 1, 2013 @ 9:01 pm

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