The Deep Divide: State Borders Create Medicaid Haves And Have-Nots | Kaiser Health News

A recent University of Michigan study found Medicaid expansion substantially reduced mortality rates from 2014 to 2017. The researchers said Illinois averted 345 deaths annually while Missouri had 194 additional deaths each year. The same trends held for other side-by-side states such as Kentucky (did expand) and Tennessee (did not), New Mexico (did) and Texas (did not).

Source: The Deep Divide: State Borders Create Medicaid Haves And Have-Nots | Kaiser Health News

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