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Primary Care Use in the Medicaid Expansion Population: Evidence for Providers and Policy Makers

June 2015

Eric T. Roberts, Darrell J. Gaskin


The article examined primary care usage in the Medicaid expansion population. Those who were enrolled in Medicaid received more primary care than the general population. As a result, more primary care providers will be needed in the near future. However, it’s not only how many providers are trained, but where they are located, as rural and poorer areas are lacking providers.

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Policy Implications

With the increase in care received, it becomes important for there to be an increase in the amount of primary care providers and concern in where they are placed.

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