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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.
Segregation in America was abolished on paper decades ago. But does it exist in practice?
The ACA accomplished a goal of fewer uninsured patients and less of a need for inpatient care, but the emergency room kept as busy as ever.
Will freestanding EDs truly improve access to medical care for underserved populations? A geospatial analysis comparing FSEDs to the nearest public transport station casts doubt.
Over the past 20 years, public payers like Medicare and Medicaid have not kept pace with providers' expectations.
How much could we improve care if Medicaid addressed social determinants of health?
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Hospitals, not physicians, are the primary drivers of increased health care costs
Public insurance must be expanded, but coverage does not equal accessibility