Office Visits Preventing Emergency Room Visits: Evidence From the Flint Water Switch
NBER Working Paper No. 27098
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We thank Glenn Copeland of the Vital Records and Health Statistics Division and Matthew Schneider of the Medicaid Division of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for providing vital statistics data and facilitating receipt of Medicaid claims data linked to vital records. We gratefully acknowledge Phillip Levy and the Office of the Vice President of Research at Wayne State University for financial support. We also thank Antony Hsu, Michael Morrisey, Michael Kofoed, Valentina Duque, and Janet Currie, as well as conference participants at AHEC 2018, APPAM 2018, ASHEcon 2019, SEA 2019, NBER Summer Institute Children’s Meetings 2019, and the NBER Health Care Meeting Winter 2019 and seminar participants at the Wayne State University Department of Economics and Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES), Kansas State University, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Michigan H2D2 and HSOP WIDTH, Indiana University, Cornell University, and San Diego State University for their helpful comments and suggestions. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.