Barnes Quoted in The Advocate on Latest Healthcare Study

September 6, 2016

BATON ROUGE - Stephen Barnes, director of the LSU Economics & Policy Research Group and assistant professor in the Department of Economics, was interviewed by The Advocate regarding the 2015 Louisiana Health Insurance Survey conducted by EPRG and the Public Policy Research Lab at the LSU Manship School.

The study found that before Medicaid expansion in Louisiana, one in five adults did not have healthcare coverage.

"Expanding Medicaid," Barnes said, "will provide a stable source of coverage for a lot of adults."

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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business