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Dr. Jennifer Wiler Contributes to Article on Freestanding ERs

 

3/21/2015

Demand fuels freestanding ER’s spread across the Rio Grande Valley​

While patient wait times may be reduced, it remains unclear whether the popularity of freestanding emergency centers will contribute to higher insurance premiums in the long run.

“There’s not full transparency or disclosure about what drives those (insurance) rate changes, but they (insurance companies) cost-shift their expenses onto clients,” Wiler said.

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