Affordable Care Act
In the 2010 to 2016 period, the proportion of survivors reporting delayed medical care decreased yearly.
The Affordable Care Act was linked to reduced cost burdens for middle to low-income households, study data indicate.
Insurer approval rates rose from 85 percent before Affordable Care Act to 95 percent after the health care bill was enacted.
[Cancer Management and Research] This research examines the pros and cons of the Affordable Care Act enactment and the possible beneficial role biosimilars may play in this environment.
More public tolerance for health care inequalities has been observed in the United States than other countries.
Although premiums may lower over the long-term, many would face much higher out-of-pocket costs under the new plan.
An increased number of cancers have been diagnosed early since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study.
Only twenty percent of Americans support repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but overall opinions differ by political affiliation.
Despite the ACA mandate on coverage for clinical trial participants, many facilities involved in cancer research still coping with insurance denials for participants.
An assessment of the use of mammography and colonoscopy among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries before and after the Affordable Care Act demonstrates the impact of out-of-pocket costs in this population.
The United States has remained near the bottom of the Bloomberg Health-Care Efficiency Index since its creation in 2012.
The model for the Affordable Care Act, the 2006 Massachusetts health care reform, was associated with increased resection rates and a reduced risk for emergency resection in patients with colorectal cancer.
Following the release of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) an increase in Hispanic women receiving breast cancer treatment and their related participation in clinical trials was observed.
Researchers from the University of Miami School of Business Administration and the Florida Atlantic University College of Business present an overview of the impact of the ACA on US health care in its first 5 years.
Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs
Health Care Reform Has No Impact on Role of Safety-Net Hospitals in Providing Care to Minority Patient PopulationsJuly 08, 2016
After implementation of health insurance reforms in Massachusetts that also expanded access to care to non-safety-net hospitals, researchers found that minority-serving hospitals are vital to providing care for these patient populations.
U.S. report shows sharp decrease in families having trouble paying for health care.
Researchers report that expansion of Medicaid coverage is improving access to mammograms in the United States.
Patients with breast cancer whose health insurance plans included prescription drug benefits were 10% more likely to start important hormonal therapy than patients who did not have prescription drug coverage.
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Impacts Stage at Diagnosis and Fertility-Sparing Treatment in Young Women With Cervical CancerNovember 30, 2015
Both the stage of cervical cancer at diagnosis and the receipt of fertility-sparing treatment among young women age 21 to 25 years, but not among women age 26 to 34 years, is associated with the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Expansion provision.
Importance of understanding costs due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the prevalence of high-deductible plans has been incorporated into curricula.
Compared with survey five years earlier, fewer physicians report being satisfied or very satisfied with the use of their electronic health record (EHR) system.
Gains seen in how many adults have insurance and a doctor, and say they are in better health the the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Insurance is a major factor in determining receipt of preventive services.
U.S. Supreme Court ruling preserves tax credits for 6.4 million people in 34 states.
After 2008 a rise was seen in screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) for lower socioeconomic status persons, possibly reflecting the Affordable Care Act's removal of financial barriers to screening.
Low-income and women without insurance in states that are not expanding their Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid coverage are less likely to receive breast and cervical cancer screenings.
Rates of health insurance coverage vary depending on patient demographics, such as race and marital status, as well as cancer type.
Most Americans under age 65 experienced no change in their insurance provider, according to a research report by the Rand Corporation.
California and New York fully expanded Medicaid coverage under ACA, but Texas and Florida did not.
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