October 11, 2021
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.
March 6, 2020
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.
October 7, 2019
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October 2, 2019
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.
May 14, 2018
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.
December 11, 2017
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.