Diabetes Information Center, News
Adjusted uninsured rates down 17% for people with undiagnosed diabetes after ACA.
While the new Republican majority in Congress has vowed to repeal or rework the law, President Barack Obama has said he would veto any such efforts.
News, Practice Management Information Center
No change in emergency department utilization during 2014 to 2016 after expansion of Medicaid.
However, most participants in a Gallup poll indicated they will get insurance by December rather than pay a fine.
Practice Management Information Center
More than 700,000 Americans uninsured in 2017 vs 2016, despite broad economic improvement.
Prices were significantly lower at family practice offices versus internists, in offices participating in Medicare managed care plans, and in federally qualified health centers.
The White House has announced it will delay the employer mandate requiring those with more than 50 workers to offer insurance coverage by January 2014.
The American Association of Family Physicians is urging Congress to end the federal shutdown to avoid gaps in disability coverage, delays in CMS payments.
The Waiting Room
Public opinion polls support the views of professional organizations, with 60% of Americans opposing the new American Health Care Act, 31% supporting it, and 9% undecided.
Pulmonology Information Center
While the ACA effectively reversed coverage losses for patients with airway disease, neither care affordability nor disparities improved for these patients.