Emergency Medicine Action Fund®
Medicaid Patients in the ER: A Complex Picture Emerges
Despite efforts by policymakers and health insurance plans to drive Medicaid patients out of emergency departments and into primary care, reliance on emergency care remains stronger than ever. A confluence of factors, including a “substantial burden of disease,” are detailed in a new report issued by Health Policy Alternatives making the case that Medicaid policy does not reflect the evolving role of emergency physicians in the post-Affordable Care Act era. Read more ,,,
ER Docs are Key to Reducing Health Care Costs
Emergency physicians are key decision makers for nearly half of all hospital admissions, highlighting a critical role they can play in reducing health care costs, according to a new report from the RAND Corporation. Read more ...
New Acute Care System Model
Researchers on behalf of EMAF have created an acute care health policy bibliography built around the model by Brent Asplin, M.D., MPH. Read more ...
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