Subscribe (Free) to
Daily or Weekly Newsletters
Post a Job

Featured Jobs

Plan Compliance Analyst (Administrator)


RPA logo

Education Consultant

(Remote / Putnam Valley NY)

Pentegra logo

View More Employee Benefits Jobs

Free Newsletters

“BenefitsLink continues to be the most valuable resource we have at the firm.”

-- An attorney subscriber

Mobile App image LinkedIn icon
Twitter icon
Facebook icon

<< Previous news item   |   Next news item >>

Contrary to Goals, Emergency Room Visits Rise Under Obamacare
USA TODAYLink to more items from this source
May 5, 2015

"Three-quarters of emergency physicians say they've seen ER patient visits surge since Obamacare took effect ... In addition to the nation's long-standing shortage of primary care doctors -- projected by the federal government to exceed 20,000 doctors by 2020 -- some physicians won't accept Medicaid because of its low reimbursement rates. That leaves many patients who can't find a primary care doctor to turn to the ER -- 56% of doctors in the ACEP poll reported increases in Medicaid patients."

Please click here to report this link if it is broken (for example, if you see a "404 File Not Found" error message after you click on the link above).
An important word about authorship: BenefitsLink® is providing a hypertext link to the item shown above, but is not the author of the item (unless otherwise specified).
© 2022, Inc.