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Patients’ Sense of Urgency — Not Convenience — Contributes to ED Use

Contrary to the idea that convenience prompts many privately insured people to seek care in emergency departments (EDs), the people most likely to use EDs believe they urgently need medical attention, according to a new study by the Center for … finish reading Patients’ Sense of Urgency — Not Convenience — Contributes to ED Use

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Wide Price Variation for Privately Insured Underscores Hospital Market Power

Across 13 selected U.S. metropolitan areas, hospital prices for privately insured patients — especially for outpatient care — are much higher than Medicare and vary widely within and across communities, according to a new study by the Center for Studying … finish reading Wide Price Variation for Privately Insured Underscores Hospital Market Power

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