JAMA Forum: Hospitals don’t shift costs from Medicaid to private insurers

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has allowed states to expand Medicaid. Medicaid pays hospitals prices that are lower than those paid by private insurers. Does this cause hospitals to charge private insurers even more to make up the difference, a cost shift?

Nope. Read the details in my JAMA Forum post.

@afrakt

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