Browsing: Health Policy Journal Club

The odds of ED visits by frequent users declined after the Affordable Care Act.
Phone calls and letters from physicians significantly cut future emergency visits
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