Expanding Medicaid Will Save States $10B, Study Finds

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 7:22 PM EST) -- States will save a total of $10 billion over 10 years if they all agree to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and states that choose to expand will see a huge increase in federal dollars for their Medicaid populations, according to a nonpartisan report released Monday.

The study, done by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Urban Institute, found that if all states expand, they will see a net savings of $10 billion, based on a “conservative estimate” of $18 billion saved nationwide on...
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