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The Affordable Care Act's Optional Medicaid Expansion: Considerations Facing State Governments

The Affordable Care Act's Optional Medicaid Expansion: Considerations Facing State Governments

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In a new study published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, senior research fellow
Charles Blahous analyzes the myriad factors states must weigh in their decisions whether to expand Medicaid coverage. The study concludes that for most states the decision will be complex and finely balanced,
resulting in different states making different choices and some states finding it prudent to defer their decisions until the federal fiscal picture is further clarified.
In a new study published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, senior research fellow
Charles Blahous analyzes the myriad factors states must weigh in their decisions whether to expand Medicaid coverage. The study concludes that for most states the decision will be complex and finely balanced,
resulting in different states making different choices and some states finding it prudent to defer their decisions until the federal fiscal picture is further clarified.

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THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’SOPTIONAL MEDICAID EXPANSION:Considerations Facing State GovernmentsCharles Blahous
MERCATUSRESEARCH
Bridging the gap between academic ideas and real-world problems
 
Copyright © 2013 by Charles Blahousand the Mercatus Center at George Mason University Mercatus CenterGeorge Mason University 3351 Fairfax Drive, 4th Floor Arlington, VA 22201-4433(703) 993-4930mercatus.org Release date: March 5, 2013
ABOUT THE MERCATUS CENTER AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
The Mercatus Center 
at George Mason University is the world’s premieruniversity source for market-oriented ideas—bridging the gap between academicideas and real-world problems. A university-based research center, Mercatus advances knowledge about howmarkets work to improve people’s lives by training graduate students, conduct-ing research, and applying economics to offer solutions to society’s most pressing problems.Our mission is to generate knowledge and understanding of the institutions thataffect the freedom to prosper and to find sustainable solutions that overcome the barriers preventing individuals from living free, prosperous, and peaceful lives.Founded in 1980, the Mercatus Center is located on George Mason University’s Arlington campus.www.mercatus.org 
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
The author is
grateful for helpful comments on the text of this paper provided by Jennifer Young, Keith Hennessey, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Charlotte Ivancic.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Charles Blahous is
a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center and a publictrustee for Medicare and Social Security. His primary research interests includeretirement security, with an emphasis on Social Security and employer-provideddefined benefit pensions, as well as federal fiscal policy, entitlements, demographicchange, and health care reform.

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