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The ACA accomplished a goal of fewer uninsured patients and less of a need for inpatient care, but the emergency room kept as busy as ever.
Will freestanding EDs truly improve access to medical care for underserved populations? A geospatial analysis comparing FSEDs to the nearest public transport station casts doubt.
Regardless of where you are in your medical training or your level of experience with advocacy, know that you have a unique insight to some of the most fundamental issues in your community. You have a
An elegantly simple proposal, the Acute Unscheduled Care Model, attempts to put emergency physicians back in the driver's seat of care while illustrating value within the health care delivery system.
Over the past 20 years, public payers like Medicare and Medicaid have not kept pace with providers' expectations.
How much could we improve care if Medicaid addressed social determinants of health?
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act was meant to ensure emergency care for all. While it has provided that type of safety net, some unintended consequences have not been as positive.
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Hospitals, not physicians, are the primary drivers of increased health care 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