Browsing: Health Policy

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
A federal lawsuit has been filed to halt the dangerous but growing practice of retroactively denying insurance claims if a condition is later deemed not to have been an emergency.
We need to pick up an important new skill, fellow residents: effective advocacy. There's a lot happening in health care policy that affects not only your patients, but also your professional future.
Uninsured patients use the ED as often as the insured yet use other care much less.
How much does the emergency department contribute to health care delivery in the United States? Do our policies reflect the ED’s current role?
Can community health workers help cut down on ED "super-user" visits and lead to sustainable cost savings?
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