Affordable Care Act may actually lead to fewer clinical visits
from By Pamela Lewis Dolan
With an estimated 30 million people expected to gain insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, there has been much speculation about where those patients will go for care. Many physician offices are already filled to capacity, and a looming shortage of primary care physicians has been well-documented. While it may seem counterintuitive, a number of providers fear the ACA will actually lead to fewer visits in some cases, despite the growing patient population.
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