ER Visits Continue to Rise Since Implementation of Affordable Care Act

May 5, 2015

(PR Newswire) – Three-quarters of emergency physicians report that emergency visits are going up, according to a new poll.  This represents a significant increase from just one year ago when less than half reported increases.  Rather than trying to keep people out of emergency departments, policymakers need to recognize the value of this model of medicine that people want and clearly need, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

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