Updated: 10/22/2013 11:01 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste
The Affordable Care Act is supposed to help alleviate pressure on crowded emergency departments by giving people better access to preventative care and their regular doctors. That may not be the case.
In our 5 EYEWITNESS News series, "ER Emergency" we explain how the Affordable Care Act could impact already busy emergency departments. Our series also investigates a national and state-wide doctors shortage. Finally, we will describe the many solutions underway at local hospitals and clinics.
Click here to watch 'Part 1' of the series.
Links for Part 1: ER Rooms
Click here to watch 'Part 2' of the series.
Links for Part 2: Doctor Shortage
Click here to watch 'Part 3' of the series.
Links for Part 3: Solutions