Changes in Cancer Survival After Medicaid Expansion

JAMA Network Open

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2020

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What The Study Did: Researchers compared the rate of death for patients diagnosed with breast, colorectal or lung cancer and living in states that expanded Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with states that didn’t..

Authors: Miranda B. Lam, M.D., M.B.A., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

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