Insurance, Not Injuries, May Determine Who Goes To Trauma Centers

By Sarah Varney – Kaiser Health News.  It’s called “patient dumping” – when hospitals transfer patients without insurance to public hospitals. But a new study from Stanford University has turned dumping on its head. It finds that hospitals are less likely to transfer critically injured patients to trauma centers if they have health insurance. Researchers…...

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