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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

Helen Levy

Levy, Buchmueller and colleagues examine Medicaid expansion's impact on ER visits

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"Medicaid expansion results in more emergency room trips; fewer patients uninsured" - Health Care Finance. 06/20/2017.

In an analysis of whether the expansion of Medicaid under the ACA resulted in changes to emergency department visits, former PSC trainee Sayeh Nikpay, former PSC post-doc Seth Freedman, and PSC researchers Helen Levy and Thomas Buchmueller examined data from 14 states that expanded Medicaid in 2014 and 11 states that did not. They found a decline in emergency visits for uninsured patients and an increase for insured patients in expansion states.

Article in Annals of Emergency Medicine


Helen Levy
Thomas C. Buchmueller

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ISR news release. Uninsured emergency department visits down after Medicaid expansion. 6/20/2017.

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