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Increased Number of Patients Enrolled in Cancer Trials Under ACA

Increased Number of Patients Enrolled in Cancer Trials Under ACA

Under the Affordable Care Act, more privately insured patients have enrolled in clinical trials for cancer treatments.

Fewer Cardiac Arrests Seen Since ACA Health Insurance Enactment

Fewer Cardiac Arrests Seen Since ACA Health Insurance Enactment

There was an 'extraordinary reduction' seen among middle-aged adults after enactment of the health care law.

Republicans Face Challenge of Consensus Before Replacing the ACA, Policy Expert Says

Republicans Face Challenge of Consensus Before Replacing the ACA, Policy Expert Says

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"It was evident from the internal backlash to the recent Republican House committee bills that there is a deep divide among Republicans."

Affordable Care Act Increases Rate of Early Cancer Detection

Affordable Care Act Increases Rate of Early Cancer Detection

The exception was diagnosis of early-stage prostate cancer, which actually declined.

Higher Premiums and the Affordable Care Act — Why the ACA Isn't to Blame

Higher Premiums and the Affordable Care Act — Why the ACA Isn't to Blame

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Republicans have capitalized on the misunderstood concept that the ACA is responsible for their health premiums going up and misleading voters to turn them against the ACA.

Providing Optimal Care to Medicaid Patients Under the Affordable Care Act

Providing Optimal Care to Medicaid Patients Under the Affordable Care Act

Despite the increase in coverage under the ACA, data suggest Medicaid patients often had increased wait times for appointments to see healthcare providers.

New Poll Suggests Many Americans Concerned About ACA Repeal

New Poll Suggests Many Americans Concerned About ACA Repeal

However, support for the law depends on political affiliation.

No Increase in State Spending with ACA Medicaid Expansions

No Increase in State Spending with ACA Medicaid Expansions

State budget projections were accurate for federal, state, and Medicaid spending.

ACA Can Withstand Executive Orders, Constitutional Experts Argue

ACA Can Withstand Executive Orders, Constitutional Experts Argue

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President Trump's executive order would likely lead to dropped coverage and increased premiums — which would conflict with the goals of the ACA — its provisions would be difficult to implement.

Television Advertising During ACA Enrollment Decreased Uninsurance Rates

Television Advertising During ACA Enrollment Decreased Uninsurance Rates

Counties exposed to higher volumes of local insurance ads had a larger drop in uninsurance.

Primary Care Physicians Oppose Repeal of ACA, but Support Improvements

Primary Care Physicians Oppose Repeal of ACA, but Support Improvements

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"We found that PCPs strongly endorse key elements of the ACA that enable individuals to obtain insurance coverage and that very few support repealing the law."

ACA's Medicaid Expansion May Have Problems with Timely Care

ACA's Medicaid Expansion May Have Problems with Timely Care

Research shows the benefits, but there were also more problems with patients getting appointments.

Republicans' Plan to Repeal the ACA Is Reckless, Says Former President Barack Obama

Republicans' Plan to Repeal the ACA Is Reckless, Says Former President Barack Obama

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"Health-care reform isn't about a nameless, faceless 'system,'" the former president wrote. "It's about the millions of lives at stake."

Where There Is Medicaid Expansion, There Is Voter Support for ACA

Where There Is Medicaid Expansion, There Is Voter Support for ACA

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States with Medicaid expansion have substantially improved access to care, affordability, chronic-disease management and self-reported health.

Republicans Introduce Affordable Care Act Replacement

Republicans Introduce Affordable Care Act Replacement

An initial Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act was formally introduced on Monday.

A Look at Cruz's Arguments on the ACA Debate

A Look at Cruz's Arguments on the ACA Debate

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Is the aim of our health-care system to care for human beings or to generate profits for corporations?

Affordable Care Act Repeal Condemned by American College of Physicians

Affordable Care Act Repeal Condemned by American College of Physicians

The ACP asserted that repealing the ACA would lead to many uninsured patients and coverage loss for those with preexisting conditions.

Democrats on the ACA Repeal

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Democrats Nancy Pelosi, Bernie Sanders and Josh Earnest comment on the upcoming ACA repeal initiated by the Trump Administration.

Majority of PCPs Reject Complete Repeal of the ACA

Majority of PCPs Reject Complete Repeal of the ACA

Though many would support changes, only 15% want the law completely dismantled.

ACA Increased Coverage Access for Chronically Ill Patients

ACA Increased Coverage Access for Chronically Ill Patients

However, nearly 1 in 7 of those with a chronic disease still lack coverage.

How Trump's Administration Will Impact the Affordable Care Act

How Trump's Administration Will Impact the Affordable Care Act

The ACA is likely to be partially or fully repealed, though it is uncertain how physician practices and the benefits of the 20 million newly-insured will be affected.

Breast Cancer Screenings Increase Since ACA Initiation

Breast Cancer Screenings Increase Since ACA Initiation

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy -- even among the poor.

Senate Begins Fight to Repeal the ACA

Senate Begins Fight to Repeal the ACA

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"We don't yet know for sure what the Republican 'replacement' for the ACA is going to be, because they don't know themselves."

Lower Readmission Rates in Hospitals With ACA Program Penalties

Lower Readmission Rates in Hospitals With ACA Program Penalties

There were greater reductions in readmission rates compared with those at non-penalized hospitals.

Medicare Expansion Varies Insurance Status of ER Visits

Medicare Expansion Varies Insurance Status of ER Visits

There were meaningful changes in insurance status, location and type of ER visits seen in first year of ACA.

The Future of Healthcare for Physicians

The Future of Healthcare for Physicians

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The ACA has acted as an enzyme that accelerated the "corporate buyout" of our health-care system.

Premium Rates Under ACA Expected to Rise in 2017, Experts Say

Premium Rates Under ACA Expected to Rise in 2017, Experts Say

Experts say increases in premium rates under ACA will most likely affect people who get modest subsidies or no financial assistance.

ACA Shown To Help More Americans Afford Prescription Medications Than Ever Before

ACA Shown To Help More Americans Afford Prescription Medications Than Ever Before

Despite an increasing number of Americans able to afford medications since ACA, millions still struggle, according to a recent study.

No Association Found Between Hospital Length of Stay, Mortality and State Medicaid Expansion

No Association Found Between Hospital Length of Stay, Mortality and State Medicaid Expansion

There was no association found between the ACA state Medicaid-expansion and hospital length of stay or mortality, study shows.

ACA Report Shows Rise in Prescription Use, Drop in Out-of-Pocket Spending

ACA Report Shows Rise in Prescription Use, Drop in Out-of-Pocket Spending

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) increases treatment rates and decreases out-of-pocket spending, a report says.

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