Affordable Care Act shifted childbirth coverage to private insurance

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre In a research letter to the New England Journal of Medicine, Indiana University researchers show that the young-adult provision in the Affordable Care Act led to a decrease in Medicaid coverage of childbirth among women ages 19 to 26. Authors of the letter, titled “Dependent Coverage under the […]

SPEA research: Affordable Care Act didn’t cause loss of full-time jobs

New studies co-authored by Indiana University researchers push back against one of the most persistent criticisms of the Affordable Care Act: that its requirement for employers to provide health care coverage would push workers out of full-time jobs. The studies, published this week in the journal Health Affairs, draw on analyses of workforce and labor […]