Browsing: Health Policy Journal Club

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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
Health Policy Journal Club: ED Visits Rise After Medicaid Expansion October 2017 More insured Americans under ACA results in more emergency department visits Does having health insurance make people
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Health Policy Journal Club: Sharing Is Caring Interconnected systems for information exchange might improve care and cut costs In 2009 Congress passed the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, whic
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Health Policy Journal Club: Striking a Balance Between Access and Cost Freestanding emergency departments offer risks and rewards to our health care system. In the 1970s, the freestanding emergency d
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Everyone Else Ends Up Paying the Price Every 1% increase in uninsured leads to a $20 increase in ER bills for privately insured. "When someone without health coverage gets urgent—often expensive—medi
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ACA Increased Emergency Department Use   Increasing access to insurance alone does not lead to a decrease in ED visits As the Affordable Care Act was being implemented, many politicians and health po
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Health Policy Journal Club: Access to Specialists Worse with Medicaid Orthopedic appointment availability 5 times higher for uninsured than for Medicaid Increase outpatient services and thereby decre
Health Policy Journal Club: Time to Join the War Against High Drug Prices Physicians can take steps to limit the pharmaceutical industry's ability to price-gouge The cost of prescription drugs in the
Where are freestanding emergency departments popping up - and how will that affect health policy?