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The Battle over Medicaid

Over the last several weeks, a common debate on whether Medicaid improves health has reemerged in the context of the Republican health care proposals. Adding to this debate is a recent study of the experience of Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky, [...]

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celebrating 10 Years!

As we embark on our 10th year of continuous publication, we wanted to thank you for reading our special brand of evidence-based health policy literature reviews. To reflect, here are our most popular posts from the past ten years: Giphy.com [...]

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Get Well Senator McCain, But Take Your Time

With Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) recovering from a medical procedure and unable to make it to Washington, DC for a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate has been forced to delay proceeding on this piece of legislation for the [...]

July 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By ‘n By Hard Times Comes A-Knocking

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped people living in low-income areas of Kentucky, reducing income-related health disparities. Specifically, people living in zip codes with the highest concentrations of poverty reported the largest improvements in [...]

July 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Striking a Balance Between Access and Cost

In the 1970s, the freestanding emergency department (FSED) emerged in rural areas to provide access to emergency care for residents living without a nearby acute care hospital. FSEDs offer emergency medical care at locations independent from [...]

July 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

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