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POLITICO: Insurers spark blowback by reducing emergency room coverage

HCCI's emergency room analysis has been highlighted by Politico!"Emergency room spending essentially doubled between 2009 and 2016, even though the number of patients treated remained flat, according to an analysis of insurer claims data recently published by the Health Care Cost Institute.The growth is being driven entirely by the most expensive claims. Costs stemming from the two most expensive ...
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POLITICO Pulse: Spending growth outpaces need for care

By: Dan Diamond Indiana is abuzz with news that the Trump administration this week will approve the state's pending Medicaid waiver, which would add a work requirement for able-bodied adults, multiple sources tell POLITICO's Rachana Pradhan.Indiana's pioneering conservative Medicaid model — which CMS Administrator Seema Verma helped develop as a consultant and then-Gov. Mike Pence used to expand M...
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