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Has the Affordable Care Act reduced socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening?

Out-of-pocket expenditures are thought to be a significant barrier to receiving cancer preventive services, especially for individuals of lower socioeconomic status.

Study finds use of hospital emergency departments for dental conditions increased after medicaid expansion in Kentucky

According to a study published in Health Affairs, increased access to adult dental coverage through Medicaid exposed a largely unmet need for oral health care services in Kentucky and the potential...

Few older Americans have dental insurance

Only 12 percent of older Americans have some form of dental insurance and fewer than half visited a dentist in the previous year, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...

Depression rates growing among adolescents, particularly girls

Study shows 1 in 6 girls report experiencing an episode of clinical depression over previous year.

Medicaid expansion increased Medicaid enrollment among liver transplant recipients

Researchers have found that Medicaid expansion increased Medicaid enrollment among people who received liver transplants funded by commercial insurance.

United States Health Care Reform: Progress to date and next steps

The Affordable Care Act has made significant progress toward solving long-standing challenges facing the U.S.

Universal health coverage 'prevented cancer death increase' in economic crisis

Universal healthcare protected against the health effects of higher unemployment and lower public spending in the 2008-2010 global economic crisis.

Doctors call for single-payer health reform, cite need to move beyond the Affordable Care Act

The American Journal of Public Health publishes physicians' call for sweeping single-payer reform with detailed proposal signed by over 2,200 doctors nationwide.