Browsing: Health Policy Journal Club

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
Just over half of brain injury patients got recommended scans; uninsured fared worse.
The odds of ED visits by frequent users declined after the Affordable Care Act.