Originally Posted by BigRedChief
Truman downtown KC.
I have no clue on their numbers so maybe they are way off the norm... or maybe what you perceived as uninsured were actually people who qualified for Medicaid but didn't know it. I have no clue. I do however know the numbers nationwide and it is under 20% of ER visits are by uninsured people.
The majority of ER ABUSE is by Medicaid recipients. Obamacare does nothing to address this and likely will only exacerbate things. The entire premise that there will be ER savings from Obamacare is a myth.