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Parental Medicaid expansion translates into preventive care for their children

19:00 EST 12 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) When low-income parents enroll in Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) state expansion program, their children have considerably better odds of receiving annual preventive care pediatrician visits. This 'spillover effect' demonstrates that the potential benefits of Medicaid expansion extend beyond the newly covered adults.

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