Pediatrics Information Center
The slope of emergency department visit rates over time did increase significantly in 2014 to 2016 compared with previous trends but these effects were independent of insurance coverage.
Ob/Gyn Information Center
Waiving costs of cancer screenings appears to improve mammography rates, even among individuals with low levels of income.
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.
Without health care reform, 1-in-2 Americans could be denied insurance coverage or charged more due to a pre-existing health condition.
Since the start of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, patient deaths due to hospital-acquired infections have dropped by almost 90,000.
About 25.4 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one free preventive service in 2013.
Enforcement of 2008 law will require insurers to treat mental illness the same as physical illness.
Hospital Medicine Information Center
Researchers sought to determine whether the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1966 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2014 affected hospital use.
But many Americans still can't afford medical care
Obama's nominee, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, will seek to burnish ACA's image amid mid-term election fray.