Medicaid Expansion And State Trends In Supplemental Security Income Program Participation [Medicaid]

from Health Affairs at on August 7, 2017 at 08:27PM

The Affordable Care Act made low-income nonelderly adults eligible for Medicaid in 2014 without requiring them to obtain disabled status through the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. In states that participated in the Medicaid expansion, we found that SSI participation decreased by about 3 percent after 2014.