Report: Research priorities for Medicaid identified prior to ACA implementation

December 07, 2014

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and the Urban Institute sponsored a conference in Nov. 2013 to identify gaps in knowledge related to changes in the Medicaid program occurring under the ACA. This summary of the proceedings includes a status report on the major Medicaid policy changes that occurred around the country under the ACA and during the 2013 open enrollment period, and an assessment of research questions on topics related to Medicaid, including:

  • Opportunities in enrollment and coverage;
  • Quality of care and outcomes;
  • Access to care; and
  • Cost impacts.