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Study finds more ER visits with Medicaid coverage

  • Aired: 01/03/2014
  • 05:49
  • Rating: NR
A new study published in "Science" found that low-income people who have Medicaid insurance go to the emergency room for care 40 percent more than their counterpoints without any insurance. Katherine Baicker of Harvard School of Public Health, a co-author of the study, joins Hari Sreenivasan
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Study on ER visits by people with Medicaid challenges theory they would go less
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