After the Medicaid expansion occurred in 2014, it became more likely that low-income adults with criminal legal involvement would have health insurance coverage, either through Medicaid or private insurance. Nationwide the insurance rate among this population rose by 14.5 percentage points. In states that expanded Medicaid, prior to 2014, 59.2% of low-income adults with criminal legal involvement had health insurance, which increased to 82.5% after 2014. In non-expansion states before 2014, 45.4% of this population had health insurance, which increased to 54.2% after 2014. For this analysis, researchers analyzed deidentified secondary data . . .
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