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Thursday, January 18, 2018

More Women Began Getting Recommended Mammography Screening After ACA Rule Banned Copays, Study Indicates.

HealthDay (1/18, Norton) reports that research suggests “more American women started getting recommended mammography screening after an” Affordable Care Act “rule made the tests free.” Investigators found that “after the rule went into effect...the number of women in Medicare Advantage plans who got mammography screening rose by 5.5 percentage points: from just under 60 percent in the two years before the rule, to 65.4 percent in the two years after.” The findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Aunt Minnie (1/17, Casey) also covers the story.

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