Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants' perceptions and understanding of the Affordable Care Act.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 33, Issue 7, p.764-72 (2015)

Keywords:

Adolescent, Adult, Child, Child, Preschool, Comorbidity, Comprehension, Female, Health Services Needs and Demand, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Insurance Coverage, Insurance, Health, Male, Medically Uninsured, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Second Primary, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, RECURRENCE, Social Perception, Survivors, United States, Young Adult

Abstract:

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) established provisions intended to increase access to affordable health insurance and thus increase access to medical care and long-term surveillance for populations with pre-existing conditions. However, childhood cancer survivors' coverage priorities and familiarity with the ACA are unknown.