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Telehealth is Inexpensive yet Drives up Costs

Direct-to-consumer telehealth has been touted as a solution to booming healthcare spending. Telehealth companies promise employers cost savings; each consultation is under $50 compared to emergency department or office appointments which can be [...]

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

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

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