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Association of a School-Based, Asthma-Focused Telehealth Program With Emergency Department Visits Among Children Enrolled in South Carolina Medicaid

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-JAMA Pediatrics

Findings  In this Medicaid claims data analysis, there was no association found between a school-based telehealth program implemented in a rural South Carolina county and all-cause emergency department visits among children ages 3 to 17 years enrolled in Medicaid. However, an additional analysis of a subsample of children with asthma suggested that this program was associated with a more than 20% overall reduction in emergency department visits.”

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