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Looking for Causes of Racial Disparities in Medicare Advantage

Adrianna McIntyre shares new research showing non-white communities have less access to high quality Medicare Advantage plans.

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Fixing the Obamacare ‘Glitch’ That Pushed One Couple to Divorce

The Biden administration is trying to close a gap in the Affordable Care Act that blocks 5 million people from getting affordable health care.

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‘Fixing the Obamacare “Glitch” That Pushed One Couple to Divorce’ Transcript

‘Fixing the Obamacare “Glitch” That Pushed One Couple to Divorce’ Transcript May 19, 2022 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in…

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When a Medicaid Card Isn’t Enough

Paul Shafer writes about new research on how many doctors listed in Medicaid networks actually treat Medicaid patients.

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Presenting Color Code: Dismantling Medical Racism Starts in the Classroom

From STAT’s “Color Code” podcast, a look at the groundswell of antiracism work in medicine and medical education, and the backlash these efforts have faced.

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MRIs, Mammograms and the Risk of Breast Cancer Screening Cascades of Care

Stacie Dusetzina shares new research on how much extra care comes after different kinds of breast cancer screenings.

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How One Doctor Is Prepping for a World Without Roe

We talk with a Michigan OB-GYN determined to make sure her hospital is ready if abortion becomes illegal in her state.

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3 Studies That Show the Promise of Telemedicine Data

Ateev Mehrotra explains why a trio of studies on overprescribing antiobiotics has him excited about telemedicine data.

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Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets

Medical respite — a decades-old way of caring for homeless people — is on the rise.

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‘Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets’ Transcript

‘Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets’ Transcript April 28, 2022 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in…

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