Increase seen in use of emergency departments by children in California, regardless of insurance type

14 octubre 2014

In contrast to previous research that documented decreases or no change in children’s rates of emergency department use in the 1990s and the early 2000s, an analysis of ED visits by children, adolescents, and young adults in California by insurance status from 2005-2010 found that rates increased across all insurance groups and the uninsured.