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Medicaid Expansion and Community Health Centers: Care Quality and Service Use Increased for Rural Patients

Description
Reports on a study to assess the impact of Medicaid expansion on quality of care and insurance coverage in rural and urban community health centers (CHCs), and to examine the impact of expansion on the volume of healthcare services provided by CHCs. Uses data from the 2011-15 or 2012-15 Uniform Data System collected by the Bureau of Primary Health Care of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Author(s)
Megan B. Cole, Brad Wright, Ira B. Wilson, Omar Galárraga, Amal N. Trivedi
Citation
Health Affairs, 37(6), 900-907
Date
06/2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare quality · Medicaid · Mental health · Primary care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Substance abuse · Uninsured and underinsured · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention