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How was Medicaid expansion associated with rates of child maltreatment?

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2019 | AAAS

(JAMA Network) State-level data were analyzed to determine whether Medicaid expansion was associated with changes in rates of physical abuse and neglect of children younger than 6. Medicaid expansion was part of the the Affordable Care Act and prior research suggests it was associated with better financial stability for families and parents' access to mental health care, both risk factors for child maltreatment.

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