Utilization Trends Indicate Sustained Beneficiary Access with High and Growing Levels of Service in Some Areas of the Nation

September 2009
GAO Reports;9/28/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the services offered by physicians to Medicare beneficiaries. It states that GAO analyzed the data gathered from various health resources to determine the problems encountered by beneficiaries in accessing physician services. The findings of GAO indicated that there are some areas which are overserved and the beneficiary access is similar from 2000 to 2008.


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