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Same Sex Disparities in Access to Care

Same-sex couples have a level of access to insurance coverage and health care that is intermediate to that of married and unmarried different-sex couples. The authors of this study analyzed data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, a [...]

April 19, 2010 // 1 Comment

Spillover of Mandated Benefits

The power to regulate health insurance companies rests with the States, with important exceptions. Federal health programs and ERISA plans are exempt from state [...]

April 5, 2010 // 1 Comment

Abortion: Controversy and Compromise

A brief from the Department of Health Policy at George Washington University posits that the proposed limitation on coverage of medically indicated abortions within health care reform legislation will have industry-wide [...]

February 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Mammography, but at what age?

In November, major news networks, ethicists, medical professionals, and the public alike were buzzing with surprise in response to newly released recommendations by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding screening [...]

January 11, 2010 // 4 Comments

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