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June 2024, Vol 5, No. 6

June 21, 2024
Viewpoint

Resurgent Maternal and Congenital Syphilis in Mississippi—Pathways for Prevention

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241278. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1278

This Viewpoint discusses Mississippi’s public health challenges particularly as they relate to resurgent maternal and congenital syphilis.

Original Investigation

Health and the 2024 US Election

Increasing Voter Participation Through Health Care–Based Voter Registration

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241563. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1563

This cross-sectional study assesses whether leveraging health care settings as venues for voter registration and mobilization is useful, particularly for historically underrepresented populations in elections.

Racial and Ethnic and Rural Variations in Access to Primary Care for Veterans Following the MISSION Act

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241568. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1568

This cross-sectional study examines the utilization of and wait times for primary care for Black and Hispanic veterans compared with White veterans in rural and urban areas after the VA MISSION Act.

Editorial

Equity in Access for Veterans in the VA Community Care Program

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241405. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1405
June 20, 2024
JAMA Forum

Cost—A Hidden Aspect of Equity-Grounded Implementation Science

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e242350. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.2350

This JAMA Forum discusses the cost of health inequities, the lack of attention to implementation science and the costs in the research enterprise, and provides recommendations for targeting cost in equity-grounded implementation science.

June 14, 2024
Viewpoint

National Institutes of Health Designates Disabled People a Health Disparity Population

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241185. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1185

This Viewpoint examines watershed moments in improving health care for people with disabilities in the US.

Original Investigation

Medicaid Managed Care and Pediatric Dental Emergency Department Visits

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241472. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1472

This cohort study estimates the association between the adoption of managed care for dental services in Florida’s Medicaid program and nontraumatic dental emergency department visits and associated charges.

Research Letter

Patient-Level Savings on Generic Drugs Through the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241468. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1468

This economic evaluation estimates the out-of-pocket cost savings patients could achieve if generic drugs were purchased directly from the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company rather than using their health insurance.

Trends in Private Equity Consolidation in Cardiovascular Care

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241478. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1478

This cross-sectional study examines the growth in numbers and geographic locations of private equity acquisitions in cardiology across the US.

June 13, 2024
JAMA Forum

It Is Time to Consider More Price Regulation in Health Care

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e242342. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.2342

This JAMA Forum discusses the promise and pitfalls of regulating prices in the US health care system.

June 7, 2024
Viewpoint

Advancing Interoperability and Prior Authorization Reform

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241193. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1193

This Viewpoint discusses the provisions and potential of the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interoperability and Prior Authorization Final Rule.

Original Investigation

Medicaid Policy Change and Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241359. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1359

This cohort study assesses the association between a change in Medicaid policy allowing for reimbursement of long-acting, reversible contraception (LARC) separate from the obstetrics global fee and use of LARC immediately postpartum.

Beneficiary Experience of Care by Level of Integration in Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241383. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1383

This cross-sectional study compares experience of care, out-of-pocket spending, and satisfaction between dually enrolled Medicaid beneficiaries with traditional Medicare and those with Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans with and without exclusively aligned enrollment.

Brief Report

Race and Ethnicity Representation in Phase 2/3 Oncology Clinical Trial Publications: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241388. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1388

This systematic review assesses race and ethnicity reporting rates from 4 high-impact medical journals to examine patient representation by race and ethnicity compared with national cancer incidence.

Correction

Error in Figure 2

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e241508. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.1508
JAMA Health Forum Masthead

JAMA Health Forum

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e240531. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.0531
June 6, 2024
JAMA Forum

New Federal Program to Address Child Hunger Begins This Summer

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JAMA Health Forum. 2024;5(6):e242133. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2024.2133

This JAMA Forum discusses a new summer nutrition program to address child hunger, the evidence on the effects of this and other summer programs, the role for health professionals, and the policy considerations for participation by individual states.

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