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Many times, those seeking medical care in the Emergency Room could be cared for elsewhere for cheaper.

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Officials look for more effective, cheaper access to health care

ER not always best option

Access to health care is the No. 1 community health need, local medical entities say, and access shouldn’t be primarily through emergency rooms. Doctors in ER treat the immediate illnesses, not longer-term health issues.

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