Paper cutout of family Two studies found that Medicaid expansion improved financial security measures, such as credit scores, while reducing financial insecurity measures, such as medical debt collection balances.(Photo: Shutterstock)

More Americans would have had access to health insurance without harming state budgets during the COVID-19 pandemic if every state had expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, according to a report from the Urban Institute.

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