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ACA Increased Emergency Department Use

As the Affordable Care Act was being implemented, many politicians and health policy experts predicted a decline in ED use, as newly-insured patients would receive care from primary care providers instead of the ED, leading to more efficient and [...]

May 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Access to Specialists Worse with Medicaid

Increase outpatient services and thereby decrease expensive emergency department visits, or so the popular axiom goes. This only works, however, if there are enough outpatient visits to be had. This study by et al. examines the availability of [...]

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Punch to the Gut for Young Americans

Appendicitis is not pleasant. Commonly described as a dull mid-abdominal ache that sharpens as it moves toward the right lower quadrant, it is often accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Worse than appendicitis, however, are the possible complications [...]

March 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

ACA’s Biggest Winners: Long-Term Uninsured

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the largest expansion of health insurance coverage in the United States in the roughly fifty years since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid. However, the ACA differs from prior expansions which largely [...]

February 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

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