Obamacare May Have Helped More Poor People Get Breast Cancer Screenings

One of the great benefits of the Affordable Care Act is that it eliminated out-of-pocket costs for screening procedures like mammograms and colonoscopies for many Americans. It also let health care researchers test a theory on why people get ― or don’t get ― such screenings.

“We know that as a whole, if you’re less affluent, you’re less likely to get most preventive care,” said Dr. Gregory Cooper, the gastroenterology program director at University Hospitals’ Cleveland Medical Center.

You’d think that one reason for this gap in preventive care is how much...
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