Implications of New Insurance Coverage for Access to Care, Cost-Sharing, and Reimbursement

Published In: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 311, no. 3, Viewpoint, Jan. 2014, p. 241-242

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2013

by A. Everette James, Walid F. Gellad, Brian A Primack

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Many physician practices will face a set of critical decisions in the coming years that may contribute to the ultimate success or failure of the ACA. In particular, small primary care practices must weigh the opportunity to absorb patients newly insured under the ACA against the financial and regulatory risks of doing so.

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