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Allowing people to get insurance via expanded Medicaid reduces cancer disparities based on income, a new study shows.
Mailing testing kits to people’s homes lowers costs and increases screening.
Under the Affordable Care Act, states had the option to expand Medicaid starting in 2014.
Many 5-star nursing homes have infection-control lapses.
Families with Medicaid more likely to face lags in diagnosis, practical obstacles, UCSF study shows.
Those with Medicare or Medicaid fared worse than those with private insurance.
A recent University of Michigan study found Medicaid expansion substantially reduced mortality rates from 2014 to 2017.
The Affordable Care Act erases racial disparities in care for advanced cancers.
Having health insurance increases early detection and timely treatment for many cancers.
The Trump administration had proposed changing which meds were covered, including HIV and cancer drugs.
The proposal rolls back nondiscrimination policies of the Affordable Care Act, notably for transgender people and women who had abortions.
Insurance companies can no longer implement harmful co-pay accumulator policies.
Nearly 21 million Americans could lose coverage. Meanwhile, the GOP won’t offer a health care replacement until after 2020.
The patient advocacy coalition I Am Essential sent a letter to the HHS spelling out why the plan is dangerous.
The American territory also does not cover liver transplants for sick people.
The approved therapies have roiled the insurance approval process, which has led to delays and denials of coverage.
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