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Two separate studies by UCLA CHPR researchers have been recognized among the top 10 articles in 2021 by the scientific journal Health Affairs:
The Effect Of The Affordable Care Act On Cancer Detection Among The Near-Elderly by Fabian Duarte, Srikanth Kadiyala, Gerald F. Kominski, and Antonia Riveros
Fabian Duarte and coauthors use an interesting “difference in discontinuities” approach to show that the increase in insurance coverage among adults ages 60–64 due to the Affordable Care Act greatly increased rates of cancer detection for this population. Fifty-nine additional incidents of cancer
Two separate studies by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers have been recognized among the top 10 articles in 2021 by the scientific journal Health Affairs.
The two UCLA Fielding School articles are:
“The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on Cancer Detection Among the Near-Elderly” with co-authors including Gerald Kominski, professor emeritus of health policy and management, and Srikanth Kadiyala, a senior economist in the Center for Health Policy Research. In this study, researchers showed that the increase in insurance coverage among adults ages 60–64 due to the Affordable Care
Our modeling, using the California Simulation of Insurance Markets (CalSIM) model, suggests that in 2022 almost 300,000 Californians would newly get subsidies. This includes 151,000 Californians who would otherwise be enrolled in the individual market without subsidies who will now receive an average of $165 per person per month from the ARP in 2022.