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Medicaid Expansion Creates Stark Contrasts Among Hospitals
HealthLeaders Media

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act has been in place less than one year, but it’s already creating a gaping financial chasm between hospitals in states that accepted the expansion money and those that have rejected it, a PwC Health Research Institute analysis suggests.

The PWC study examined recent earnings data from the nation’s five largest for-profit hospital companies that have a combined 538 hospitals in expansion and non-expansion states and found a stark contrast.

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