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Hospitals, not physicians, are the primary drivers of increased healthcare costs
One of the most hotly contested topics in health policy right now is the issue of balance billing, which can leave patients with exorbitant bills while emergency physicians' services go unpaid. Learn
Public insurance must be expanded, but coverage does not equal accessibility
Just over half of brain injury patients got recommended scans; uninsured fared worse.
The odds of ED visits by frequent users declined after the Affordable Care Act.
Phone calls and letters from physicians significantly cut future emergency visits
Medicaid managed care reduces disparities in preventable ED visits in Florida.
This year, the ACEP State Legislative and Regulatory Committee (SLRC) partnered with the EMRA Health Policy Committee to create a mentorship program. Medical students and residents were paired with he