With greater access to health care coming due to guarantees under the ACA, it was expected, and now it has come to fruition, that emergency room visits are up. In a survey of 2,000 emergency room physicians, it is claimed that visits have increased markedly. A spokesman said “there was a grand theory the law would reduce ER visits. Well, guess what, it hasn’t happened. Visits are going up despite the ACA, and in a lot of cases because of it”