In addition to decreasing the uninsured rate, Medicaid expansion has been proven to improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities, lower uncompensated care costs, provide increased economic mobility, and most recently, allow states to improve their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For health centers, expansion has led to increased financial stability and the number of patients served. This page shares resources demonstrating the value of Medicaid expansion.
This fact sheet and related infographic capture the latest data highlighting the value of Medicaid Expansion related to economic benefits, increased access to care, better health care outcomes, improved response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic benefit to health centers. (September 2021)