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Insuring Our Nations Veterans

Photo courtesy the City of North Charleston, SC (Creative Commons / Flickr) Myth: All United States military veterans receive health insurance. Fact: More than 1.5 million U.S. veterans were [...]

April 14, 2014 // 1 Comment

Medicaid expansion benefits emergency departments

Twenty-five states have still refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act; that’s bad news for ERs everywhere. A recent article in the Annals of Emergency Medicine analyzed the [...]

November 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Will primary care fail us?

Coverage expansions will expose serious gaps in the primary care workforce in many regions of the country. The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion is set to take place in just over half of the [...]

July 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

Insurance Impacts Infant Health

Insurance is needed for access; access is vital to life. Mortality rates associated with premature births in the United States have been a longstanding concern among pediatricians.  Although [...]

March 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

2013 Affordable Care Act Update

The Affordable Care Act has brought some of the most fundamental changes to health care and health insurance in a generation. The biggest cultural change – the individual mandate – will [...]

January 1, 2013 // 2 Comments

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