Browsing: Legislation

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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Affordable Care Act vs. American Health Care Act A Comparison of Central Principles The elections of November 2016, which left the Republican Party in control of Congress and the Executive Branch, ha
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Weeding through the Effects of Marijuana Legalization Legalization of marijuana has become a heated topic in the United States as 8 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized it for recreational use
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In This State House: Life as a Physician in the Legislature There I was, sitting in Starbucks with a recently elected state representative. As a new healthy policy fellow and emergency physician, I w
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Affordable Care Act: 5 Years Later Are We There Yet? Just 5 years ago, millions of Americans entered a new era of health care. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was born and sold as the solution for impr
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Is the Sky Falling? The past year saw a flurry of activity in the world of health policy, with movement in the regulatory and legislative realms on multiple fronts. For emergency medicine physicians,
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IT in the Emergency Environment: Emergency Health Care Goes HITECH Emergency Health Care and the Stimulus Package In 2009, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (AR
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Creating Safe Harbors: Rethinking Tort Reform More than 75% of physicians will face a medical malpractice claim over the course of their career.1 This experience is often emotionally and financially