AHCA could increase anesthesiologists' number of uninsured patients: 3 fast facts

Ahead of the American Health Care Act's March 23, 2017 vote, Jackson, Mich.-based Anesthesia Business Consultants President and CEO Tony Mira penned an informational newsletter on the AHCA's potential impact on anesthesiologists.

Here's what you should know.

1. The specific impact on anesthesiologists depends heavily on payer mix.

2. If Congress implements the current form of the AHCA, anesthesiologists could see an increase in the number of uninsured or underinsured patients they see.

3. Young, healthy adults declining coverage and uninsured, low income adult populations could both balloon accounting for the potential rises.

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