Medicaid expansion and outpatient surgical care

August 19, 2020

What The Study Did: This observational study examined the association between state participation in Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act and changes in the use of surgical care for common outpatient procedures.

Authors: Saunders Lin, M.D., of New York University in New York, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2959)

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