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Data Points for July 6, 2015

Data Points for July 6, 2015

July 04, 2015

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ACA's premium subsidies, most likely saving the law from major changes in the immediate future. But GOP critics still argue that the law is a failure. Here we examine how insurance coverage rates and readmission rates have changed since it took effect.

Study of returns to the ER suggests lack of follow-up care

By Associated Press  |  June 14, 2015

No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it's more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.

Data Points for June 8, 2015

Data Points for June 8, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 06, 2015

Data Points for the week of June 8, 2015, covered the following topics: Drug spending, the underinsured, radiation exposure, readmissions, and ICU risk for women who gave birth via C-section

Many five-star hospitals scored low on other measures

Many five-star hospitals scored low on other measures

By Sabriya Rice  |  May 02, 2015

A large percentage of hospitals that received Medicare's top five-star rating on patient satisfaction were penalized for excessive readmissions or fared poorly on curbing hospital-acquired conditions, a Modern Healthcare analysis shows.

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