Home > Events & News > Brown Bag Schedule . Archive

PSC In The News

RSS Feed icon

Shaefer says complex reasons for poverty make solutions challenging

Anderson discusses excess deaths under Stalin with BBC

More Fulbright Scholars from U-M than from any other research university in the US

More News


Apply by 2/23 for Weinberg Population, Development & Climate Change funding

Needham, Hicken, Mitchell and colleagues link maternal social disadvantage and newborn telomere length

New Investigator Mentoring Program. Applications due Mar 1

PSC launches new program to support population scientists across U-M

More Highlights

Next Brown Bag

Mon, March 5, 2018, noon: Judith Seltzer on Family Complexity

Helen Levy

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

a PSC In The News reference

"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

More Media Coverage:

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

View News Archive