Brief Primary Care Appointment Availability for Medicaid Patients: Comparing Traditional and Premium Assistance Plans
Simon Basseyn, Brendan Saloner, Genevieve M. Kenney, Doug Wissoker, Daniel Polsky
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In 2014, Arkansas and Iowa expanded their Medicaid programs and enrolled many of their adult beneficiaries in commercial Marketplace plans. This study suggests that this “private option” may make it easier for new Medicaid patients to get primary care appointments.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance Health equity
Policy Centers Health Policy Center