TITLE

ER costs exaggerated

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Physician Executive;Jan1997, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights a study published in the `American Journal of Public Health,' saying that the costs associated with the routine use of emergency rooms by the poor and uninsured may be overstated. Total emergency department visits; Lack of better alternatives for the poor and uninsured.
ACCESSION #
9702091041

 

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