Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Trauma and Emergency General Surgery: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

@article{Zerhouni2019ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Trauma and Emergency General Surgery: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Yasmin A. Zerhouni and John W. Scott and Christina Ta and Paul Hsu and Marie Crandall and Stephen C. Gale and Andrew J. Schoenfeld and Anthony J. Bottiggi and Edward E. Iii Cornwell and Alexander L. Eastman and Jennifer Knight Davis and Bellal A. Joseph and Bryce R. H. Robinson and Shahid Shafi and Cassandra White and Brian H. Williams and Elliott R. Haut and Adil Haider},
  journal={Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND Trauma and emergency general surgery (EGS) patients who are uninsured have worse outcomes as compared to insured patients. Partially modelled after the 2006 Massachusetts Healthcare Reform (MHR), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010 with the goal of expanding health insurance coverage, primarily through state-based Medicaid expansion (ME). We evaluated the impact of ME and MHR on outcomes for trauma patients, EGS patients, and trauma systems… 
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