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Macro-level factors impacting geographic disparities in cancer screening

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  • Lee Mobley

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  • Tzy-Mey Kuo

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  • Jeffrey Traczynski

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  • Victoria Udalova

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  • HE Frech

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Abstract

Two state insurance regulations that empowered consumers with more autonomy to make informed utilization decisions varied across states, and exhibited significant associations with screening rates, which varied with the degree of managed care penetration or poverty in the state’s counties. Beneficial spillover effects from managed care practices and negative influences from area poverty are not uniform across the United States. Both variables had stronger associations with CRC than BC screening utilization, as did state regulatory variables. CRC screening by endoscopy was more subject to market and regulatory factors than BC screening. Copyright Mobley et al.; licensee Springer. 2014

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  • Lee Mobley & Tzy-Mey Kuo & Jeffrey Traczynski & Victoria Udalova & HE Frech, 2014. "Macro-level factors impacting geographic disparities in cancer screening," Health Economics Review, Springer, vol. 4(1), pages 1-15, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:hecrev:v:4:y:2014:i:1:p:1-15:10.1186/s13561-014-0013-7
    DOI: 10.1186/s13561-014-0013-7
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