Healthcare Triage: Medicaid And The Opioid Epidemic – Correlation is not Causation

Recently, Ron Johnson (R) of Wisconsin launched an investigation into whether the Medicaid expansion that was part of Obamacare caused America’s opioid crisis. Healthcare Triage has looked at the evidence, and we think it’s a dubious claim.

This episode was adapted from a column Austin and I wrote for the Upshot. Links to sources and further reading can be found there.

Also – I’ve got a book on that topic coming out November 7. It’s called The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully. You can preorder it right now, and it’s also the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.Preorder a copy now!!


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