A study released in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved examines the impact of the ACA Medicaid expansion on visit rates for patients with diabetes, seen by community health centers.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. for both men and women. However, screening is an effective preventive measure. If signs of pre-cancer are found during screening, colorectal cancer can be completely prevented. More than a third of adults over the age of 50 are not screened appropriately. Many of the vulnerable patient populations OCHIN members serve are at elevated risk for colorectal cancer.