Health Law Not Affecting Doctors’ Visits, Study Finds
Though access to medical care varied greatly by state, when researchers looked at them based on their response to the Affordable Care Act, they found little difference.
The Los Angeles Times:
How Often Do You Go To The Doctor? It Depends On Where You Live, Study Says
The odds that you’ve seen a doctor in the last year vary quite a bit depending on where you live — but so far, the way your state has implemented the Affordable Care Act doesn’t seem to have much to do with it, government data show. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 17.3% of American adults did not have a home base for their medical care in 2014, and 34% had not seen or talked to a doctor in the last year. (Kaplan, 5/5)