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Reimbursement and Shortages Will Drive Innovation

Editor’s note: This will continue to increase the pressure on technology and other systemic innovations to drive lower value elements of primary care to self care, leaving the more complex issues for the physicians.

Fewer rural Arizona physicians see new Medicare patients
Fewer physicians in rural Arizona are accepting new Medicare patients, forcing seniors to go to hospital emergency rooms or local urgent care clinics for care. Physicians say Medicare reimbursements are too low and there is too much government red tape. The Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

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January 25, 2010 - Posted by | healthcare, innovation, physicians | , , ,

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