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Estimating breast cancer screening use, costs among women in 40s with private insurance

JAMA Internal Medicine

What The Study Did: Researchers used a large commercial claims database to estimate the percentage of U.S. women in their 40s with private insurance who were eligible and received screening mammography in 2017 and national costs for this screening.

Authors: Natalia Kunst, M.Sc., of the University of Oslo in Norway, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.0262)

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