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June 2021, Vol 2, No. 6

JAMA Forum

How the Health System Overlooks Young Adults With Chronic Conditions

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211685. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1685

9 Steps to End COVID-19 and Prevent the Next Pandemic: Essential Outcomes From the World Health Assembly

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211852. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1852

Addressing the Last-Mile Problem in Blood Pressure Control—Scaling Up Community-Based Interventions

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e212022. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2022

COVID-19 Overturned the Theory of Medical Cost Shifting by Hospitals

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e212128. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2128
Viewpoint

“Natural Experiments” in Health Care Research

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210290. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0290

This Viewpoint discusses experiments where the sample is exposed to a condition outside the researchers’ control, allowing for reasonable conclusions on the potential causal link between exposure and outcome.

Subsidizing Affordable Care Act Marketplace Insurance for Adults Below the Federal Poverty Level

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210871. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0871

This Viewpoint addresses reforms to the Afforable Care Act that fail to extend marketplace subsidies for nonelderly adults below the poverty line.

Modernizing Medicaid Coverage for Medicare Beneficiaries With Low Income

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210989. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0989

This Viewpoint discusses opportunities to close gaps in Medicaid coverage and how these reforms could complement other efforts to modernize Medicaid for Medicare beneficiaries with low income.

Resolving Key Barriers to Advancing Mental Health Equity in Rural Communities Using Digital Mental Health Interventions

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211149. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1149

This Viewpoint discusses the benefits of digital mental health interventions for populations living in rural areas in the US.

The Importance of Surgical Care to Achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal for Healthy Lives by 2030

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211213. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1213

This Viewpoint discusses the global lack of surgical care in mass-casualty disasters and for daily health and proposes integrating civilian, military, national, nongovernmental, and international resources to address the challenges.

Original Investigation

Comparison of Income Eligibility for Medicaid vs Marketplace Coverage for Insurance Enrollment Among Low-Income US Adults

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210771. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0771

This cross-sectional study assesses the association between income eligibility for Medicaid vs marketplace coverage and insurance enrollment among adults with low income in Colorado.

Association of Medicare Advantage Star Ratings With Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Disparities in Quality of Care

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210793. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0793

This cross-sectional study examines the associations between Medicare Advantage star ratings and disparities in care for racial/ethnic minorities and enrollees with lower income and educational attainment.

Public Awareness of and Personal Willingness to Use California's Extreme Risk Protection Order Law to Prevent Firearm-Related Harm

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210975. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0975

This cross-sectional study assesses public awareness and perceived appropriateness of using extreme risk protection orders in various risk scenarios and identifies reasons behind reluctance, overall and by firearm ownership status.

Association Between Medicaid Prescription Drug Limits and Access to Medications and Health Care Use Among Young Adults With Disabilities

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211048. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1048

This cohort study examines changes in the rates of access to medications and health care by individuals with disabilities in US states that have instituted caps to prescription drugs available through Medicaid.

Factors Associated With Postpartum Uninsurance Among Medicaid-Paid Births

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211054. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1054

This cross-sectional survey examines rates of postpartum uninsurance among individuals with Medicaid Medicaid-paid births.

US Trends in COVID-19–Associated Hospitalization and Mortality Rates Before and After Reopening Economies

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211262. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1262

This cross-sectional study evaluates trends in hospitalization and death rates related to COVID-19 in US states between closures and reopenings of businesses and public gatherings in 2020.

Research Letter

Association of Childcare Facility Closures With Employment Status of US Women vs Men During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211297. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1297

This cross-sectional study assesses the association of closures of childcare facilities with the employment status of women and men with children in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the News

Children and Teens Struggling with Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211701. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1701

CDC Estimates Thousands of Excess Deaths Among US Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease During COVID-19 Pandemic’s Early Months

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211835. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1835

Biden Administration Outlines Vision to Bolster US Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211958. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1958

After Sharp Decline in Routine Childhood Immunizations During COVID-19, CDC Urges “Catch-up” Shots to Avert Outbreaks

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e212093. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2093

Report Dissects “Devastating Impact” of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes in 2020

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e212226. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2226
Special Communication

Estimating Rebates and Other Discounts Received by Medicare Part D

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210626. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0626

This special communication describes the limitations in current methods for estimating rebates and other discounts received by Medicare Part D and proposes a new approach that more fully considers confidential discounts paid by drug manufacturers and pharmacies to Medicare Part D plans.

Invited Commentary

Opportunities to Address Health Disparities in Performance-Based Accountability and Payment Programs

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211143. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1143

Three Decades of Drug Cap Studies Are Enough

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211249. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1249
Editorial

Exploring Potential Causal Inference Through Natural Experiments

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e210289. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0289

Equity and the JAMA Network

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211638. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1638
Editor's Note

Lessons Emerging From COVID-19 Responses by US States

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211380. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1380
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JAMA Health Forum

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JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211092. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1092
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