Primary cares Doctors are anonymously tested by Obama’s administration.

10 Jul

The aim of this testing is to evaluate the impact on primary care physicians of the increasing number of new patients insured by government health program induced by the Affordable Care Act. Fortunately results of the survey will be aggregated but health care practitioners express concerns about the method. “Everybody with a brain knows we do not have enough doctors” said one of them to the New York Times journalist. In France we also express concerns about alleged rejection of Universal Health Coverage (CMU) patients by some primary care practitioners or specialists. But I never heard of such a “secret shopper call” methodology to test the reality of the issue.

2 Responses to “Primary cares Doctors are anonymously tested by Obama’s administration.”

  1. szlifierki July 25, 2011 at 11:48 am #

    I really liked your article. You should write more about that topic.

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