February 2016

The Effect of Medicare Advantage Enrollment on Mammographic Screening

January 29, 2016


Medicare Advantage beneficiaries were 1.06 times more likely to receive mammography compared with fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries. FFS providers were less likely to recommend mammograms to racial/ethnic groups.

Longitudinal Adherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

February 16, 2016


Over a 10-year time frame, longitudinal adherence to current colorectal cancer (CRC) screening guidelines was less than ideal in a large, continuously insured US population at average risk for CRC.