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Disenrollment from Medicaid after recent cancer diagnosis.

Authors
  • Ramsey, Scott D
  • Zeliadt, Steven B
  • Richardson, Lisa C
  • Pollack, Loria
  • Linden, Hannah
  • Blough, David K
  • Anderson, Nancy
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medical Care
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
46
Issue
1
Pages
49–57
Identifiers
PMID: 18162855
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Medicaid patients with cancer in Washington State experience a high rate of disenrollment within 1 year after diagnosis. Further research is needed to determine whether disenrollment compromises initial therapy or follow-up care.

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