Browsing: Health Policy Journal Club

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Why do patients seek emergency care? That key question can help frame the conversation about Medicaid expansion and ED volume.
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Death toll 62% higher when LCMs used -- high fatality mass shootings at a higher rate in non-ban states whether or not an LCM is used. Just some of the stark statistics in this report that bring this
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It is clear from this study that frequent ED users are a population with many interdisciplinary needs, and integrated data systems can help identify needs that might be otherwise obscured when focusin
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A look at California's efforts to take on the "Oh no!" of OON (out-of-network) provider bills who delivered care at an INN (in-network) facility. The solution changed negotiations between docs and ins
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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.
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Segregation in America was abolished on paper decades ago. But does it exist in practice?
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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.
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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.
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Over the past 20 years, public payers like Medicare and Medicaid have not kept pace with providers' expectations.
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How much could we improve care if Medicaid addressed social determinants of health?