An observational study of emergency department utilization among enrollees of Minnesota Health Care Programs: financial and non-financial barriers have different associations

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BACKGROUND Emergency department (ED) use is costly, and especially frequent among publicly insured populations in the US, who also disproportionately encounter financial (cost/coverage-related) and non-financial/practical barriers to care. The present study examines the distinct associations financial and non-financial barriers to care have with patterns of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-62

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@inproceedings{Shippee2014AnOS, title={An observational study of emergency department utilization among enrollees of Minnesota Health Care Programs: financial and non-financial barriers have different associations}, author={Nathan D. Shippee and Tetyana Pylypiv Shippee and Erik P. Hess and Timothy J Beebe}, booktitle={BMC health services research}, year={2014} }