Mandated coverage of preventive care and reduction in disparities: evidence from colorectal cancer screening.

@article{Hamman2015MandatedCO,
  title={Mandated coverage of preventive care and reduction in disparities: evidence from colorectal cancer screening.},
  author={Mary Kathryn Hamman and Kandice A. Kapinos},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={105 Suppl 3},
  pages={S508-16}
}
OBJECTIVES We identified correlates of racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening and changes in disparities under state-mandated insurance coverage. METHODS Using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data, we estimated a Fairlie decomposition in the insured population aged 50 to 64 years and a regression-adjusted difference-in-difference-in-difference model of changes in screening attributable to mandates. RESULTS Under mandated coverage, blood stool test (BST) rates… CONTINUE READING
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