Study: ACA reduced disparities in healthcare access

–¬†The gap in healthcare access between poor and higher-income residents in the United States is closing thanks to the Affordable Care Act, a new study suggests. The study,¬†published in the July issue of Health Affairs, by researchers at Boston University School of Public Health, or BUSPH, found that the ACA reduced disparities in access to healthcare between wealthy and poor residents. Researchers reviewed national survey data of U.S. adults, between ages 18 to 64, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and found that in states that expanded Medicaid,…

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