Medicare annual preventive care visits: use increased among fee-for-service patients, but many do not participate.

Abstract

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare coverage expanded in 2011 to fully cover annual preventive care visits. We assessed the impact of coverage expansion, using 2007-13 data from primary care patients of Medicare-eligible age at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (204,388 patient-years), which serves people in four counties near San Francisco… (More)
DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2014.0483

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