Use of Preventive Services Lacking Among Americans


CDC researchers have found that nearly half of American adults missed out on 15 key preven­tive services prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010. The report, available at, suggests that several other impor­tant disease states will likely improve should the ACA survive Supreme Court scrutiny.

Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 15, 2012.

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