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Medicaid patients miss out on treatments for acute coronary syndrome

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 30 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1164

In the US, the medical care you receive for your acute coronary syndrome depends at least partly on what kind of medical insurance you have. Patients aged under 65 who have “safety net” insurance (Medicaid) seem to do particularly badly, according to an observational …

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