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Ellana Stinson, MD, MPH
About Ellana Stinson, MD, MPH

Ellana Stinson, MD is an emergency medicine physician practicing in Boston, MA. She began contributing to Policy Prescriptions® in 2012. Contact: Facebook | Twitter | More Posts

Decreasing Disparities in Health Coverage

Implemented in 2010, the ’s major coverage expansion was designed to improve the accessibility and affordability of health insurance. Although the ACA’s coverage expansion should decrease disparities in health care coverage among racial [...]

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Disparities due to Pre-existing Conditions

Despite attempts to improve access to care via the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, continue to persist. This study examines some of the causes of racial disparities between blacks and whites; it further attempts to understand and isolate [...]

October 12, 2015 // 1 Comment

To privatize or not to privatize?

As the business of health care continues to evolve, so does the strategic structuring of many health care organizations across the nation. With diminishing funds from local or state governments, reductions in Medicare and Medicaid payments, and [...]

October 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Medicaid DSH cuts won’t impact quality

This study provided weak evidence to suggest an association between net Medicaid DSH payments and hospital quality of care. Its results suggest an inelastic response to declining Medicaid DSH payments. Of the 9-quality measures that were created, [...]

August 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

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