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Virtual visits led to uptick in overall visits at Massachusetts ACO, study shows

Dive Brief: An accountable care organization’s use of virtual healthcare led to 33% fewer in-person visits, but increased overall visits by 80%, according to a new study in Health Affairs. It also shed light on the potential for virtual visit programs to increase disparities in access to care. Researchers reviewed data on 1,431 patients who… Read More »

Insurance Gaps May Increase Emergency Department Visits in Children With Asthma

November 26, 2018 Share this content: Children with asthma who have gaps in their health insurance coverage may use emergency department services more often than those who do not experience gaps. Insurance coverage gaps for children with asthma may result in increased emergency department use, possibly related to inferior access to health care, according to… Read More »