Health

ACA's expansion of Medicaid improved maternal health

The period of time before pregnancy is critically important for the health of a woman and her infant, yet not all women have access to health insurance during this time. New research finds that the expansion of Medicaid for ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

A post-pandemic path to solving the nursing home crisis

In "Long-Term Care Policy after COVID-19—Solving the Nursing Home Crisis," published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a collaboration of experts across several Penn schools advocates for "a combination of funding, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychiatric visits to the emergency room rise despite the ACA

Emergency room visits in the US for mental health increased every year from 2007 to 2016 despite the expansion of health coverage over that time, researchers report on July 28 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The numbers ...

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