To the Editor: The Commentary on health care reform and chronic disease by Drs Laiteerapong and Huang1 described a number of important ways in which chronic diseases in the United States will be affected by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). However, there is one point that we would like to clarify.
With respect to section 4106 (improving access to preventive services for eligible adults in Medicaid), the authors stated that the provision “requires coverage of US Preventive Services Task Force grade A and B recommendations . . . More important, this provision eliminates cost sharing for these services.”
Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more
Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features
Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)
Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours
Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.
Download citation file:
Web of Science® Times Cited: 1
Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.
More Listings atJAMACareerCenter.com >
and access these and other features:
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password.
Enter your username and email address. We'll send instructions on how to reset your password to the email address we have on record.
Athens and Shibboleth are access management services that provide single sign-on to protected resources. They replace the multiple user names and passwords necessary to access subscription-based content with a single user name and password that can be entered once per session. It operates independently of a user's location or IP address. If your institution uses Athens or Shibboleth authentication, please contact your site administrator to receive your user name and password.