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Doctors aren't quitting Medicare after all

August 22, 2013

    Dan Diamond, Managing Editor

    The Wall Street Journal last month suggested that many more doctors were turning away Medicare patients.

    The Wall Street Journal was wrong, CMS now says.

    The agency on Thursday

    https://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2013/PhysicianMedicare/ib_PhysicianMedicare.cfm

    "These findings allay concern that the number of physicians ‘opting out’ of Medicare has increased in recent years," the report's authors conclude.

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