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JACSInsurance type and solid organ transplant outcomes: A historical perspective on how Medicaid expansion might impact transplant outcomes

Authors Derek A. DuBay, MD, MSPH, FACS; Paul A. MacLennan, PhD; Rhiannon D. Reed; and colleagues demonstrate that Medicaid organ transplant beneficiaries had significantly lower survival rates than privately insured beneficiaries. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act allows the opportunity to develop the necessary infrastructure to ensure timely transplant referrals and improve long-term outcomes in this vulnerable population.

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