Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations for the Uninsured in Illinois Before and After Affordable Care Act Insurance Expansion

@article{Sharma2016EmergencyDV,
  title={Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations for the Uninsured in Illinois Before and After Affordable Care Act Insurance Expansion},
  author={Aabha I. Sharma and Scott M Dresden and E. Powell and R. Kang and J. Feinglass},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={42},
  pages={591-597}
}
  • Aabha I. Sharma, Scott M Dresden, +2 authors J. Feinglass
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Community Health
  • We describe changes in emergency department (ED) visits and the proportion of patients with hospitalizations through the ED classified as Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalization (ACSH) for the uninsured before (2011–2013) and after (2014–2015) Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance expansion in Illinois. Hospital administrative data from 201 non-federal Illinois hospitals for patients age 18–64 were used to analyze ED visits and hospitalizations through the ED. ACSH was defined using… CONTINUE READING
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