Healthy Rowhouse Project

Sign On Twitter

How emergency rooms treat poorer kids differently

Studies show that investing in health care for children delivers long-term benefits. As public health insurance expanded in the 1980s and 1990s, researchers found that children became become more likely to finish high school and college. They earned more as adults and paid more in taxes.

There’s another, less-comforting lesson we can learn from the government’s efforts to provide health care to every child. Read More…