The Impact of the Affordable Care Act: Evidence from California's Hospital Sector
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We would like to thank Abby Alpert, Bob Kaestner, Mark Shepard, Laura Wherry, and seminar participants at Arizona, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Stanford, UC-Berkeley, USC, and Wharton along with the 2017 ASSA, AHEC 2017, fall NBER PE 2017 and MHEC 2018 meetings for helpful comments. We are also grateful to Betty Henderson-Sparks, Aaron Maggetti, Amy Peterson, and Jon Teague of the California Office of Statewide Planning & Health Development for their assistance in providing the Hospital/ER discharge data and to Jack Coolbaugh for excellent research assistance. All remaining errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.