Insuring the Uninsured

Insuring the Uninsured
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment found that covering the uninsured with Medicaid increased the use of health care, including primary care, hospitalizations, and emergency room visits; diminished financial strain; and reduced depression. There was no statistically significant impact on physical health measures, employment, or earnings.

J-PAL, 2014