The War on Poverty’s Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans.
Am Econ Rev. 2015 Mar;105(3):1067-1104. Bailey MJ1, Goodman-Bacon A1. Abstract This paper uses the rollout of the first Community Health Centers (CHCs) to study the longer-term health effects of increasing access to primary care. Within ten years, CHCs are associated with a reduction in age-adjusted mortality rates of 2 percent among those 50 and older. [...]