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Emergency Room Visits Rise

Three-quarters of emergency physicians say they’ve seen ER patient visits surge since Obamacare took effect — just the opposite of what many Americans expected would happen. A poll released today by the American College of Emergency Physicians shows that 28% of 2,099 doctors surveyed nationally saw large increases in volume, while 47% saw slight increases….

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Who Uses the Emergency Room?

It’s a given that the growing use of Emergency Rooms across the country for the care of non-urgent medical problems is the consequence of large numbers of uninsured patients who lack access to other types of outpatient care. This belief is often used to justify expansions of government programs which, it is argued, will take…

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