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Articles by Michelle Lin, MD, MPH, SM

Michelle Lin, MD, MPH, SM
About Michelle Lin, MD, MPH, SM

Dr. Michelle Lin is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She completed residency at NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center followed by a health policy research fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at Northwestern and Harvard. Contact: Website | Twitter | More Posts

Global Budget Cuts Costs but Reduces Access

Efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act have increased pressure to contain Medicaid spending, which now accounts for the greatest share of national health expenditures. In 2012, Oregon reformed Medicaid by organizing care delivery into 16 [...]

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Narrow Networks Keep Costs Low

The number of insurance plans with narrow networks has increased after the implementation of health insurance exchanges (Marketplaces) of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Narrow networks may reduce costs by: (1) restricting high cost providers, (2) [...]

December 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

How the ACA Impacted Emergency Room Visits

Prior studies have demonstrated that when , specifically Medicaid, they visit the emergency department (ED) more frequently. A recent study in Health Affairs analyzed the effect of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) insurance expansion on overall [...]

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments