Survey: 64% Of Primary Care Physicians Say Individual Mandate Won’T Work
One third say they will now cut back on
“The survey showed a surprisingly high level of skepticism among primary care physicians,” said
Many survey respondents on Thursday expressed doubt that the private insurance market would be an option for many. “People will always choose food for families before insurance. You can't make some people sign up,” said one doctor who responded to the survey. Others doubted that the true costs of the law had been considered. “We can’t print money in large enough quantities,” said one doctor. “It will bankrupt the country,” said another. Yesterday, MDLinx released a poll of physician owners and partners in small practices that showed 26.4 percent that said they could foresee closing their practices within the next year given the current financial environment (see MDLinx Survey Results).
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