Research News: Impact of Kentucky Medicaid Expansion on Colorectal Cancer Screening (video) American College of Surgeons Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption The number of Medicaid patients in Kentucky who received colorectal cancer screening after the 2014 expansion was more than triple the number of patients who were screened before the expansion. Additionally, patients relying on Medicaid exhibited improved survival after the expansion compared to before it was implemented, according to research findings published on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website. Credit American College of Surgeons Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.