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July 28, 2015

Managing the Future of Medicaid

Author Affiliations
  • 1Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco

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JAMA. 2015;314(4):345-346. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8209

During the past 50 years, Medicaid has improved health and saved lives among the millions of people in the United States who otherwise would have been uninsured.1,2 Given the high level of medical need among the increasing number of people who rely on Medicaid for health care coverage, there is a social responsibility to maximize the value of the available resources.