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How Does Medicaid Expansion Affect Insurance Coverage of Rural Populations?

Description
Examines how states' decisions on Medicaid expansion are impacting rural areas in the U.S. Uses population estimates, current status of state expansion, and state-level insurance estimates to answer two primary questions: how is Medicaid expansion affecting rural populations, and how would it differ if every state were to expand Medicaid?
Author(s)
Kristie Thompson, Brystana Kaufman, Mark Holmes
Date
07/2014
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Medicaid · Policy · State-by-state data · Uninsured and underinsured · State-by-state