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This study sought to examine whether Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation and benefit levels are associated with reduced subsequent hospital and emergency department utilization in low-income older adults. Study participants were 68,956 Maryland residents aged ≥65 years who were dually enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid (2009–2012). Annual inpatient hospital days and costs and emergency department visits were modeled as a function of either 1-year lagged SNAPdoi:10.13016/m2yxav-p10q fatcat:jdsh3auupzfa5d3fyeecg6e5zm