The Effects of State Medicaid Expansions for Working-Age Adults on Senior Medicare Beneficiaries.McInerney, Melissa.
Mellor, Jennifer M.
Sabik, Lindsay M.
Do Medicaid expansions to working-age adults affect healthcare spending and utilization among older Medicare beneficiaries? Although economic theory provides conflicting predictions about the presence and direction of such spillover effects, it does identify circumstances when spillovers can reduce Medicare spending. Using data on Medicaid expansions during the 2000s and microdata from the Medicar... read more
- Health insurance.
- Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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- McInerney, Melissa, Jennifer M. Mellor, and Lindsay M. Sabik. 2017. "The Effects of State Medicaid Expansions for Working-Age Adults on Senior Medicare Beneficiaries." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 9(3): 408-38. DOI: 10.1257/pol.20150402.