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Medicaid Expansions: the Impact by Race and Ethnicity

Medicaid Expansions: the Impact by Race and Ethnicity

This July 2013 issue brief from the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured examines the impact of current state Medicaid expansion decisions on coverage.Key findings: People of color will be disproportionately impacted by state decisions to expand Medicaid. The impact of current state expansion decisions varies widely by race and ethnicity. Decisions by a few key states have significant implications for coverage across races and ethnicities.