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Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Hospitals: Updated for Second-Quarter 2014

September 1, 2014
By Center for Health Information and Data Analytics, Colorado Hospital Association

In July 2014, the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA)released a preliminary analysis of first-quarter 2014 data regarding the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid Expansion.

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In July 2014, the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA)released a preliminary analysis of first-quarter 2014 data regarding the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid Expansion. This updated analysis examines how the trends shown in the previous study progressed into the second quarter of the year, as well as additional informationabout the Medicaid population. It presents a national review; a regional comparison of Montana, Washington and Oregon; and a local, in-depth examination of Colorado trends using additional datasets. The national analysis is based on DATABANK data from 450 hospitals across 25 states, 13 of which expanded and 12 of which did not. 

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