Browsing: Health Policy

In some cases, an intervention that saves lives also becomes a "moral hazard" that leads to risky behavior. Are we seeing this effect with naloxone?
The Health Policy Journal Club points out a Jevons paradox occurring in response to the increase in freestanding emergency department.
Good news! There are fewer surprise bills now than a decade ago. A surprise medical bill is one a patient receives from an out-of-network provider after seeking care at a facility considered "in-netw
Thirty Million Outside the “Golden Hour” Certain communities appear cut off from the nation’s best trauma care. In the U.S., cohesive trauma systems began to coalesce in the 1960s, largely based on t
Tax Ills, Market Stabilization, and CHIP: What You Need to Know About the Tax Bill Smiling with uncharacteristically good spirits for someone who has been living in the ICU for the past couple of mon
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Is There Benefit to HIE in the ED? Health information exchange (HIE) has the potential to save utilization and cut costs Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there have been substantia
Critical Care Alert: Incidence of Coronary Intervention in Cardiac Arrest Survivors with Non-shockable Initial Rhythms and No Evidence of STEMI A 59-year-old male presents to the emergency department
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How Much Should Health Care Cost? There is no standard for how much insurers should pay for physician services There is no standard for how much health care services should cost nationally, so it is
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Health Policy Journal Club: The Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic Mandating use of prescription drug monitoring programs cuts opioids by up to 10% Opioid prescriptions in the United States have been
Health Policy Journal Club: ED Visits Rise After Medicaid Expansion October 2017 More insured Americans under ACA results in more emergency department visits Does having health insurance make people