Jobs Economic Impact Studies
New - More than half of those who would be eligible for coverage under a Medicaid expansion are currently working - Families USA study
The first statewide analysis of the impact of Medicaid expansion on the state was done by researchers at the University of Alabama who estimated that approximately 300,000 Alabamians would receive coverage and that the cost to the state was basically negligible due to the federal funding and additional taxes and economic impact generated. Read more.
Researchers at the University of Alabama's Center for Business and Economic Research expounded on the UAB study, taking the economic impact (estimated $28 billion) and estimating the number of jobs that would be created ... 30,000! Read more.