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Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Mar;39(3):531-533. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2020.00022.

The Power Of Access To Affordable Care.

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Rachel J. Stern ( Rachel. Stern@ucsf. edu ) is the medical director of two Medi-Cal value-based payment programs for the San Francisco Health Network: the Public Hospital Redesign and Incentives in Medi-Cal (PRIME) and Quality Incentive Program in Medi-Cal (QIP). She is also a primary care physician and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco. The author thanks her mother, Janice R. Spinner, for the nurturing, encouragement, support, guidance, and health insurance coverage.

Abstract

A patient and student with severe asthma chases adequate insurance coverage until the Affordable Care Act provides something more.

KEYWORDS:

Access to care; Affordable Care Act; Costs and spending; Disabilities; Health Policy; Medical education; Pharmaceuticals; Pre-existing conditions; Private health insurance; asthma

PMID:
32119613
DOI:
10.1377/hlthaff.2020.00022

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