Influence of health insurance coverage on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening in rural primary care settings.

@article{Carney2012InfluenceOH,
  title={Influence of health insurance coverage on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening in rural primary care settings.},
  author={Patricia A. Carney and Jean P. O'Malley and David I. Buckley and Motomi Mori and David A. Lieberman and Lyle J. Fagnan and James H Wallace and Betty Y Liu and Cynthia D Morris},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={118 24},
  pages={6217-25}
}
BACKGROUND The current study was performed to determine, in rural settings, the relation between the type and status of insurance coverage and being up-to-date for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. METHODS Four primary care practices in 2 rural Oregon communities participated. Medical chart reviews that were conducted between October 2008 and August 2009 assessed insurance coverage and up-to-date status for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. Inclusion criteria… CONTINUE READING

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