The Medicaid Undercount: Real or Perceived Bias in Estimates of Coverage in General Population Surveys?
This brief by Bonnie J. Austin, published by the Changes in Health Care Financing & Organization (HCFO) program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, summarizes SHADAC's study of the Medicaid undercount in Minnesota, California, Florida, and Pennsylvania. The brief outlines key findings and discusses implications for policy and practice. September 2008.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.