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How Western Kentucky Leveraged Medicaid Expansion to Increase Access to Health Care

Description
Describes improvements in healthcare access and quality in Paducah and nearby counties from 2011-2014, when almost 500,000 people were added to the Medicaid rolls. Includes demographic statistics, difference in health system rank from 2012 to 2016, and map showing locations of 9 clinics that have opened or expanded during that time.
Author(s)
Sarah Klein, Martha Hostetter, Douglas McCarthy
Date
07/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Commonwealth Fund
Tagged as
Access · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare quality · Medicaid · Statistics and data · Kentucky