Many seniors' ER visits, hospital admissions preventable

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  1. Greenbeard
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    The experts that advise Congress on Medicare policy, MedPAC, had some some new data (from 20006-08) on seniors' emergency room visits and hospital admissions to chew over when they met on Friday.

    Lots of room for improvement across the system.

    Study: Most Seniors’ ER Visits Could Be Avoided – Capsules - The KHN Blog
     
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    This isn't just seniors.....

    And it isn't like it's the systems fault. We let seniors have as much access to as much care as they want. And because they don't pay for it, they abuse it.

    I hear of all kinds of abuse by people.....get lonely....go see your doctor.
     

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