Chlamydia screening for sexually active young women under the Affordable Care Act: new opportunities and lingering barriers.

@article{Loosier2014ChlamydiaSF,
  title={Chlamydia screening for sexually active young women under the Affordable Care Act: new opportunities and lingering barriers.},
  author={Penny S. Loosier and Mary-Beth Malcarney and Lauren Slive and Ryan Cramer and Brittany Burgess and Karen W. Hoover and Ra{\'u}l A Romaguera},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={538-44}
}
The Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) contains a provision requiring private insurers issuing or renewing plans on or after September 23, 2010, to provide, without cost sharing, preventive services recommended by US Preventive Services Task Force (grades A and B), among other recommending bodies. As a grade A recommendation, chlamydia screening for sexually active young women 24 years and younger and older women at risk for chlamydia falls under this requirement. This article examines the… CONTINUE READING
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