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Thursday, August 18, 2016

"After 2 years of coverage expansion in Kentucky and Arkansas, compared with Texas's nonexpansion, there were major improvements in access to primary care and medications, affordability of care, utilization of preventative services, care for chronic conditions, and self-reported quality of care and health." JAMA

Slam dunk according to Journal of the American Medical Association. This post by Dr. Thomas Sherman, MD who is also a NH House Rep.(D) for Rockingham District 24 refers to this study by JAMA: 
"In a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine just last week, two states that accepted Medicaid Expansion have over the first two years of their programs demonstrated significant health benefits across virtually all metrics. Unfortunately, for those states that rejected Medicaid Expansion, the health outcome discrepancies are stark."

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