NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

One in Five Physicians Say No to New Medicare Patients

December 4, 2015

21 percent of doctors are not taking new Medicare patients and 14 percent are not taking new privately insured patients, says John R. Graham, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis. That is, the proportion not taking new Medicare patients is 1.5 times greater than the proportion not taking new privately insured patients.

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