TITLE

Primary Care Shortages: It Is All About the Money After All

AUTHOR(S)
Owens, Gary M.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
American Health & Drug Benefits;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the shortage in primary care physicians (PCPs) and the role of physician payment. He relates the article by Collins which highlights the impending crisis in primary care due to the very low percentage of medical school graduates in primary care, and recommends possible solutions to address the crisis. He explains that reimbursement to primary care should be enhanced while managing cost.
ACCESSION #
86443283

 

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