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Friedman Forum with Amy Finkelstein: The Impact of Expanding Medicaid

Friedman Forum with Amy Finkelstein: The Impact of Expanding Medicaid

Amy Finkelstein describes what she’s learned about the impact of Medicaid from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, reviewing findings on how Medicaid affects healthcare use, health, and financial well-being. She then discusses challenges and opportunities for launching additional randomized evaluations aimed at understanding how to improve the efficiency of US healthcare delivery.