Will Self-Employed Physicians Continue Seeing Medicare/Medicaid Patients? 4 Statistics
Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2014.
The report includes responses from more than 24,000 physicians in 25 specialties.
When asked if they would stop taking Medicare or Medicaid patients, respondents reported the following:
• I have not yet decided — 25 percent
• I will continue taking new and current Medicare/Medicaid patients — 57 percent
• I plan to stop taking current Medicare/Medicaid patients — 3 percent
• I plan to stop taking new Medicare/Medicaid patients — 15 percent
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