Health Policy Update
Every other week, The Weekly highlights recent research on health care finance, access to care and other topics. This edition of the Health Policy Update includes research on:
- The decline in emergency department reimbursement rates from multiple payer types;
- Efforts to lower Medicaid costs by reducing emergency department visits;
- The effect of electronic prescriptions on patient-provider communication; and
- An assessment of effective interpretation methods for patients with limited English proficiency.