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U-M receives grant to study how low-cost family planning can improve women's lives

[ 26 Jun 2017 ]

ANN ARBOR—A University of Michigan economist will lead a grant of up to $5.9 million from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation to study how reducing financial barriers to reproductive health care affects women’s lives. As part of the Michigan…


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Uninsured emergency department visits down after Medicaid expansion

[ 20 Jun 2017 ]

Adapted from a Vanderbilt University Medical Center news release. Fewer uninsured patients are walking through the doors of emergency departments in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, even though the total number of visits has increased…