Browsing: Health Policy Journal Club

Medicaid managed care reduces disparities in preventable ED visits in Florida.
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
Health Policy Journal Club: 30 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 1
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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