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Will Medicaid Expansion Decrease Emergency Room Use?

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The claim that Medicaid expansion would reduce Healthcare costs by reducing the number of Emergency Room visits by the uninsured was the topic of a recent study.  The study looked at thousands of low income people in Oregon from 2008, some of get Medicaid coverage and some which remained uninsured.  It found that those WITH…

Affordable Care Act – Week One

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Although I typically blog on Medicare matters for agents, I wanted to weigh in on week one of the Affordable Care Act’s first ever Open Enrollment.  The Open Enrollment will last for 6 months from October 1st, 2013 through June 30th, 2014, although those looking for coverage effective 1/1/2014 will need to apply by 12/15/13. …

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