Will Health Insurance Expansion Cut ER Use?

As the nation’s health care system prepares for uninsured Americans to gain health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a question hangs over crowded hospital emergency departments. According to the results of a new University of Michigan Medical School study in teens and young adults , the answer likely reflects a balance of ER care versus clinic visits. While the number of ER visits will likely stay about the same, clinic visits will likely go up. The results, from the first national study of its kind, are published in...

Will Diabetes Patients Benefit From The Affordable Care Act?

The Affordable Care Act is dramatically changing health care delivery in the U.S. Specific parts of the new law, which will be phased in through 2020, will have a significant impact on patients with diabetes and prediabetes, as explored in a comprehensive Review article published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. In “Diabetes and the Affordable Care Act,” Mark R. Burge, MD and David S. Schade, MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, discuss the aim of the ACA to overcome specific deficiencies in the current...

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‘I think I was being sent a message’: U.S. warned U.N. official about report on poverty in America

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the media with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Toya Sarno Jordan/Reuters) Philip G. Alston arrived in Washington last fall on a mission from the U.N. Human Rights Council to document poverty in America. At his first meeting, Alston said he was told by a senior State Department official that his findings may influence the United States’ membership in the human rights body. “A senior official said to me my report could be a factor in whether the U.S. decided or not to stay...

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Image from page 136 of “Historical, pictorial and biographical record, of Chariton County, Missouri” (1896) Image by Internet Archive Book Images Identifier: historicalpictor00sali Title: Historical, pictorial and biographical record, of Chariton County, Missouri Year: 1896 (1890s) Authors: Subjects: Chariton County (Mo.) — History Chariton County (Mo.) — Biography Publisher: Salisbury, Mo. : Pictorial and Biographical Pub. Co. Contributing Library: New York Public Library Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page:...