Research Briefs

Date of this Version

7-14-2016

Abstract

Key Findings: In 2014, Arkansas and Iowa expanded their Medicaid programs and enrolled many of their adult beneficiaries in commercial Marketplace plans. This study suggests that this “private option” may make it easier for new Medicaid patients to get primary care appointments.

Document Type

Brief

Number

18

License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords

health insurance, medicaid/chip, private insurance/exchanges, primary care, access to care

View On LDI Website

http://ldi.upenn.edu/brief/primary-care-appointment-availability-medicaid-patients-comparing-traditional-and-premium

 

Date Posted: 09 December 2016