“Medicaid expansion has moved forward now in 36 states, and those states’ Medicaid programs are doing very well with it. No state is trying to pull out,” Arise’s Jim Carnes tells Business Alabama.
“Everybody has shown improvements. New research is coming in all the time about health improvements resulting from Medicaid expansion and the positive economic impact of expansion. Rural hospitals in those states are significantly more stable than the ones in the non-expanded states.”