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Mar 23, 2017

ACEP issued a statement today in response to the possible stripping away of mandatory insurance coverage of emergency medical care in the House of Representatives' bill, the American Health Care...

Mar 16, 2017

Americans overwhelmingly (95 percent) say health insurance companies should cover emergency medical care, according to a new poll of the public (registered voters) by Morning Consult. These...

Mar 1, 2017

"Insurance companies have been taking gross advantage of patients and emergency medical providers for years and with greater frequency since the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable...

Mar 1, 2017

Maintaining emergency services as a covered benefit and preserving the federal "prudent layperson" standard are top priorities for emergency physicians as Congress debates repeal and replacement...

Feb 21, 2017

WASHINGTON — Community-based palliative care – care delivered at home, not the hospital – was associated with a 50 percent reduction in emergency department visits for patients in their last...

Feb 16, 2017

Prescription pain medications provided by "physicians in the months after an emergency department visit are necessary for long-term opioid use to take hold," according to a new study in the Feb....

Feb 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — Emergency patients treated with naproxen and placebo had outcomes as good as or better than patients treated with naproxen and diazepam (trade name Valium) for acute lower back...

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