Jump to navigation. As an adult, it is important to stay up to date with vaccines to lower your chances of getting sick. There are vaccines recommended for all adults, and some vaccines are needed especially if you are pregnant, have diabetes or other chronic conditions, or if you are a smoker. Learn more about the vaccines adults should have and the diseases they prevent.
Medicaid is the largest funding source of health services for the poorest people in the United States. Medicaid enrollees have greater health care, needs, and higher health risks than other individuals in the country and, experience disproportionately low rates of preventive care. Without, Medicaid coverage, poor uninsured adults may not be vaccinated or would, rely on publicly-funded programs that provide vaccinations. Our study was completed between October and September using a document review and a survey of Medicaid administrators that assessed coverage and cost-sharing policy for fee-for-service programs. Results were compared to a similar review, conducted in
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Free preventive healthcare is often touted as a key Obamacare feature. Under the Affordable Care Act, non-grandfathered health insurance plans are required to cover certain preventive services at no additional cost to insured individuals. Chronic disease and conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity and arthritis are among the most common, costly and preventable of all health problems in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Affordable Care Act signed into law on March 23, , was intended to help make healthcare, including preventive care, more affordable and accessible to all Americans.