Treatment Gaps Persist Between Low- And High-Income Workers, Even With Insurance

(By Michelle Andrews for Kaiser Health News)

Low-wage workers with job-based health insurance were significantly more likely than their higher-income colleagues to wind up in the emergency department or be admitted to the hospital, in particular for conditions that with good primary care shouldn’t result in hospitalization, a new study found. Continue reading article here…

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