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Understanding the Intersection of Medicaid and Work

Issue Brief
  1. Maine adopted the Medicaid expansion through a ballot initiative in November 2017; due to uncertainty over the exact date of implementation, Maine is still categorized as a non-expansion state in this analysis.

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  2. Full-time workers include people working 35 hours or more, those who worked 1-34 hours for noneconomic reasons (e.g., illness) and usually work full-time, and people "with a job but not at work" who usually work full- time. People working full time may work at more than one job.

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  3. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of 2016 National Health Interview Survey.

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