Healthcare Reform & Health Policy

Healthcare Reform & Health Policy Perspectives

  • What Could the Midterm Elections Mean for Physicians? The November 6 midterms could support the Trump administration's healthcare policy or further the government's gridlock. Experts weigh in on the election's potential effects.
  • Practical Resources From AAFP for Addressing SDoH Physicians know that social determinants of health are important. AAFP now provides the tools to be able to address them in a meaningful way.
 

Healthcare Reform & Health Policy News

  • ASRM 2018 Access to Emergency Contraception Reduces Visits to the ED Visits to the emergency department (ED) for emergency contraception decreased precipitously after levonorgestrel EC, known as the morning-after pill, became available without a prescription.
  • EDs See More Patients, Fewer Inpatient Admissions US acute care hospitals had a marked increase in the number of patients seeking care in emergency departments (EDs) nationally but proportionally fewer hospital admissions from the ED trend, data showed.