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Costly ER still draws many now insured

Patient advocates seek shift in habits, behavior

By Kay Lazar
Globe Staff / October 6, 2008

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Thousands of newly insured Massachusetts residents are relying on emergency rooms for routine medical care, an expensive habit that drives up healthcare costs and thwarts a major goal of the state's first-in-the-nation health insurance law. (Full article: 1104 words)

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