Published in Managed Care Weekly Digest, April 4th, 2005
The study, published in the April 15, 2005, issue of Cancer said the poorest outcomes are among cancer patients who enroll in Medicaid after diagnosis. These individuals were likely uninsured prior to diagnosis and as such had been on the margins of the healthcare system for some time. Medicaid requires that individuals have both a disabling condition and low income and assets. Therefore, many of those enrolling in Medicaid after diagnosis have...
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