Post Tagged with: "doctor shortage"

May 3, 2011 06:01

Doc Holiday – Obamacare to cause growing physician shortage

Are they really going to want to stick it out for a few more years if all they have to look forward to is more red tape (both government and insurance company) for less money? Those that remain are increasingly likely to join “concierge practices,” limiting the number of patients they see and refusing both government and private insurance.

December 15, 2010 07:41

Health Care Overhaul Causing 74% Of Doctors To Quit

Dr. Marc Siegel at FOX responds to the study showing up to 74% of doctors will retire, quit or go part time in part thanks to Obamacare.

October 1, 2010 04:31

Health reform to worsen doctor shortage

“The United States already was struggling with a critical physician shortage and the problem will only be exacerbated as 32 million Americans acquire health care coverage, and an additional 36 million people enter Medicare.”

March 29, 2010 04:57

Specter of Doctor Shortage Looms Over Obamacare

Reports predict a shortfall of roughly 40,000 primary care doctors over the next decade, a field losing out to the better pay, better hours and higher profile of many other specialties.