Medicaid Expansion Results in More Emergency Room Trips; Fewer Patients Uninsured

Hospitals have seen reductions in uncompensated care and overall improved financial performance.

from HealthcareFinance

Emergency room visits ticked up in states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, and concurrently, payer mixes changed, with more of those patients having insurance, according to a new study from the Annals of Emergency Medicine.

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