TABLE 3

Insurer Payments for ED Visits by Homeless Children

Before Policy (20102012), N = 15After Policy (20122016), N = 297Total
Visit charges paid, n (%)13 (86.7)254 (85.5)267 (85.6)
Total payments, $a14 681159 269173 950
Payment by insurance type, $a
 Private642311 91118 334
 MassHealth564265 35670 998
 State-based managed care organization261681 53584 151
 Other0467467
Payment by visit type, $a
 Medical complaint13 10361 75574 858
 No medical complaint157897 51499 092
Average payment per visit, $a979536557
  • a All figures are adjusted to 2016 dollars.