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ACEP Says ER Visits are on the Rise

A poll by the American College of Emergency Physicians found that, despite the growth of the urgent care sector, two-thirds of emergency room physicians reported that the volume of ER patients with less severe illnesses has remained the same or increased since January 1, 2014, when the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate took effect. Sixty percent of respondents said the volume of ER patients remained the ...

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