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Brain Tumor Outcomes Worse for Self-pay Patients
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Health care disparities among the insured and uninsured may be improving, but health disparities persist, a brain tumor study suggests.

Study after study has found that those covered by Medicaid are more likely to suffer from bad outcomes than privately insured patients. One of the latest finds self-pay and Medicaid patients treated for brain tumors are more likely to suffer from in-hospital complications than those with private insurance.