Additional Resources: Medicaid Moving Forward

Additional Resources

“Access and Quality of Care by Insurance Type for Low-Income Adults Before the Affordable Care Act.” Kevin Nguyen and Benjamin D. Sommers. The Commonwealth Fund. May 23, 2016. Available at

“A Long Way in a Short Time: States’ Progress on Health Care Coverage and Access, 2013–2015.” Susan L. Hayes, Sara R. Collins, David Radley, Douglas McCarthy, and Sophie Beutel. The Commonwealth Fund. December 21, 2016. Available at

“Both the ‘Private Option’ and Traditional Medicaid Expansions Improved Access to Care for Low-Income Adults.” Benjamin D. Sommers, Robert J. Blendon, and E. John Orav. The Commonwealth Fund. January 5, 2016. Available at

“Does Medicaid Make a Difference? Findings from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey.” David Blumenthal, Petra W. Rasmussen, Sara R. Collins, and Michelle M. Doty. The Commonwealth Fund. June 24, 2015. Available at

“Evidence from the Private Option: The Arkansas Experience.” Bethany Maylone and Benjamin D. Sommers. The Commonwealth Fund. February 22, 2017. Available at

“Health Care Coverage and Access Rates in Kentucky Reflect the ACA’s Successes.” Susan L. Hayes, Douglas McCarthy, David Radley and Sara R. Collins. The Commonwealth Fund. March 17, 2017. Available at

“How Medicaid Helps Your State.” The Commonwealth Fund. February 17, 2017. Available at

“How Much Financial Protection Do Marketplace Plans Provide in States Not Expanding Medicaid?” Sophie Beutel, Munira Z. Gunja, and Sara R. Collins. The Commonwealth Fund. June 16, 2016. Available at

“Insurance Coverage, Access to Care, and Medical Debt Since the ACA: A Look at California, Florida, New York, and Texas.” Munira Z. Gunja, Sara R. Collins, Michelle M. Doty, and Sophie Beutel. The Commonwealth Fund. March 22, 2017. Available at

“Why the U.S. Needs Medicaid.” Rachel Nuzum, Sara R. Collins, Melinda K. Abrams, Pamela Riley, M.D., Jordan Kiszla and Jamie Ryan. The Commonwealth Fund. September 23, 2016. Available at