Can you say Medicaid expansion? The Real Story on How Much Obamacare Increased Coverage.
What we’ve learned is that the Obamacare gains in coverage were largely a result of the Medicaid expansion and that most of the gain in private coverage through the government exchanges was offset by a decline in employer-based coverage. In other words, it is likely that most of the people who got coverage through the exchanges were already insured.
With low reimbursement rates, can Medicaid insured’s expect the same level of coverage as those who have coverage that is paying providers substantially more?