Med Care 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.
Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY The Hilltop Institute, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD Division of Health, Services Management and Policy, College of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine whether the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) major coverage expansions mitigated the impact of unemployment on health insurance coverage status.
Data Source: A 2011-2019 versions of the American Community Survey developed by the University of Minnesota Integrated Public Use Microdata Series program.
Research Design: We use difference-in-difference-in-differences (ie, triple difference) regressions to compare changes in the short-run impacts of local unemployment rates before and after the ACA. Read More