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affordable care act

Medicaid
Insuring parents means more kids get care
Published Feb 5, 2018
Expanding Medicaid to cover more low-income parents has spillover effect: more kids get immunizations, checkups
Health care
Study looks at ACA's impact on ER visits
Published July 24, 2017
Medicaid expansion had no significant effect on Md. emergency department visits, researchers find
Commentary
AHCA puts children's health at risk
Published May 22, 2017
Public health expert Josh Sharfstein says legislation as drafted breaks 'core guarantee' / Journal of the American Medical Association
Health Policy
Survey: Most doctors oppose Obamacare repeal
Published Jan 26, 2017
Survey finds that 74% support changes to parts of health care law, but just 15% support total repeal / Hopkins Medicine
Health care spending
Obamacare chilling effect?
Published Sept 21, 2015
Affordable Care Act saps enthusiasm for increased government health care spending, study suggests
Nursing
Staying capable
Published Summer 2014
A new program sends a handyman along with the nurse on home visits to Baltimore's low-income elderly / Johns Hopkins Magazine