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There are tangible benefits for quality of care when hospitals compete for higher-paying patients.
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Probably not, a new study suggests—as long as the price decreases are modest.
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The savings come without any decrease in quality of care, new research shows.
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The answer has implications for the debate over the Affordable Care Act.
The impact can be significant, especially in nursing homes.
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The benefit has come only in states that expanded Medicaid.
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When governments do not provide health insurance, hospitals must provide it instead.