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How ACA associated with out-of-pocket spending by patients with traumatic injuries

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This observational study with nearly 6,300 patients who visited the emergency department or who were hospitalized for a traumatic injury examined how implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was associated with out-of-pocket and premium spending among those patients.

Authors: Charles Liu, M.D., M.S., of Stanford University in California, is the corresponding author.

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(10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.0157)

Editor's Note: The article includes funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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