Medicaid beneficiaries veer towards EDs
from Healthcare Payer News
As millions of low-income Americans gain access to insurance through Medicaid or subsidized plans, guiding them away from unnecessary emergency visits will be a challenge for payer teams. Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to seek care in an ED than commercially insured individuals, the uninsured and even seniors on Medicare, according to a Centers for Disease Control data brief.
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