More women got mammograms under Obamacare

Filed under: News, PolicyMore women received mammograms under Obamacare than before the law went into effect, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Cancer.According to Dr. Gregory Cooper, lead author of the study, "[T]he findings do support, at least for mammography, that elimination of financial barriers is associated with improvement in cancer screening."Cooper said with the offer of the free mammogram, more women of all income and education accessed the test. But, another preventative screen test, colonoscopy, did not see such an increase.The Affordable Care Act, signed...
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