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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 Appeal the ACA

Senate Begins Fight to Appeal 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.

Women's Health Commentary Recommends Steps to Take Full Advantage of ACA's Contraceptive Mandate

Women's Health Commentary Recommends Steps to Take Full Advantage of ACA's Contraceptive Mandate

In the wake of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, a new commentary in the journal Women's Health Issues emphasizes the importance of making the most of the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The commentary focuses on challenges beyond employer objections that could slow privately insured womens full use of contraceptive benefits, and offers suggestions for making the most of first-dollar contraceptive coverage.

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