Medicaid expansion

  1. August 25, 2023

    U-M report provides insights as Medicaid ‘unwinding’ continues

    At a pivotal time for Medicaid health coverage for Americans with low incomes, a report on the impacts of Michigan’s Medicaid expansion shows very positive effects, as well as opportunities for continued improvements.

  2. October 11, 2021

    Federal unemployment money boosted health care spending

    Emergency federal dollars given to the unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic bolstered health-care spending as jobless rates skyrocketed, a new U-M study found.

  3. March 6, 2020

    Medicaid expansion does not discourage unemployed from job-seeking

    A U-M study found unemployed workers were less likely to drop out of the labor force in states that expanded Medicaid than in states that did not accept the expansion.

  4. October 7, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  5. October 2, 2019

    Expanding Medicaid means health problems get found, study finds

    A new study from U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation found Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program often helped those enrolled learn about a chronic illness that had never been diagnosed.

  6. May 14, 2018

    Medicaid expansion leaves more money in recipients’ pockets

    Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act reduced out-of-pocket medical expenses, allowing the poorest Americans to allocate their money for other life necessities, a new U-M study shows.

  7. December 11, 2017

    Study looks at work status of those in state’s Medicaid expansion

    Nearly half of the people who enrolled in Medicaid after it expanded in Michigan have jobs, and another 11 percent can’t work, likely due to serious physical or mental health conditions, a U-M study finds.