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Potentially Avoidable ED Visits

May 2022


Consumers, Providers, Researchers, Health Reform


Cost, Health, Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare


An emergency department visit is considered potentially avoidable when the care provided may have been more appropriately managed by a primary care practitioner (PCP) in a lower-cost setting, such as a physician’s office.