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This cohort study examines the 5-year association of Medicaid expansion with uninsurance rates and hypertension and diabetes outcome measures by race and ethnicity in federally qualified health centers.

  • Medicaid expansion-state federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) experienced improved blood pressure and glucose control measures over 5 years overall and for Black and Hispanic patients compared with FQHCs in non-expansion states; the authors also associated the expansion with sustained reductions in uninsurance at FQHCs.