Changes in Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Liver Transplant Wait-Listing

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Researchers compared rates of liver transplant wait-listing by race/ethnicity in states that expanded Medicaid after passage of the Affordable Care Act with states that didn’t.

Authors: Lauren D. Nephew, M.D., M.S.C.E., of the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.19869)

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