In just two years, health reform's Medicaid expansion has helped states make big gains in health coverage, increase access to health care services among poor adults, and save money.
A new video from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Community Catalyst and the Georgetown Center for Children and Families shows the positive impact for states that expand Medicaid and the negative consequences for nearly three million uninsured people who are caught in the coverage gap and living in states that haven't yet expanded.
This post originally appeared on Off the Charts, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities' blog.
More on this topic:
States Not Expanding Medicaid Falling Further Behind Expansion States
More Evidence of Medicaid Expansion's Positive Effects
Medicaid Expansion Is Producing Large Gains in Health Coverage and Saving States Money
Medicaid Eligibility for Low-Income Adults Lags Badly in Non-Expansion States