Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Nationwide High-deductible Health Plan Before and After the Affordable Care Act.


BACKGROUND Little is known about the effect of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) elimination of out-of-pocket costs for preventive services. This policy likely reduced out-of-pocket colonoscopy costs most for high-deductible health plan (HDHP) members. OBJECTIVES Determine the ACA's impact on colorectal cancer screening among HDHP members. RESEARCH DESIGN… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000521