Medicaid

Medicaid Insurance Linked to Worse Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

Medicaid Insurance Linked to Worse Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

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A recent study examined the possible correlation between Medicaid coverage status and overall survival for patients with head and neck cancer.

Medicaid Expansion Has a Significant Impact on Access to Health Care for Cancer Survivors

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Medicaid benefits are an important part of the health care landscape for low-income cancer survivors.

Medicaid reimbursements may affect cancer screening rates among beneficiaries

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In states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer.

Patients with Medicaid or no coverage show higher cancer mortality

Patients with Medicaid or no coverage show higher cancer mortality

Patients with Medicaid insurance or no insurance coverage are less likely to receive cancer-related surgery and/or radiation and are more likely to die from cancer than those with insurance, according to an online study.

Heavily used diagnostic imaging increases costs for patients with cancer

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Changing treatment options for cancer patients has led to an increase in both the use and cost of diagnostic imaging, according to a study published in JAMA (2010;303(16):1625-1631).

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