Changes in Payer Mix for Michigan Primary Care Physicians: The Impact of Medicaid

Author(s): Megan Slowey, MPH; Melissa Riba, MS; Marianne Udow-Phillips, MHSA

After Michigan’s Medicaid expansion, the state’s Medicaid population increased from 1.95 million in March 2014 (19 percent of the population) to 2.4 million in December 2016 (24 percent of the population).1 As a result, Medicaid has become a substantial part of Michigan primary care physician (PCP) practices.


Source: Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation at the University of Michigan.