Medicaid expansion's impact on ER visits has complex causes

Friday, January 24, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 5:29 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 20, 2014

COLUMBIA — Carolyn Colburn, 38, was on Medicaid when she was pregnant with her son but was dropped soon after he was born 14 years ago. She later had insurance through her employer but went on Medicaid again after losing her job because of an accident at work.