Browsing: Advocacy

A look at California's efforts to take on the "Oh no!" of OON (out-of-network) provider bills who delivered care at an INN (in-network) facility. The solution changed negotiations between docs and ins
The crux of this article: Actively advocating for GME funding is the responsibility of all physicians, regardless of where they are in training, so the future of health care and safety of patients is
The encouraging findings from this study? Medicaid expansion was successful in that repeat users shifted their ED use toward higher acuity conditions – that is, conditions for which EDs were designed.
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
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
Just over half of brain injury patients got recommended scans; uninsured fared worse.
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.
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.
How much does the emergency department contribute to health care delivery in the United States? Do our policies reflect the ED’s current role?
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Bait and Switch: Troubling Developments in Emergency Care Coverage Anthem, the nation's second largest insurer, has adopted a policy under which emergency department (ED) visits could be denied cover