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Doctor shortage looms as Affordable Care Act paves way for 32 million newly insured | cleveland.com August 8, 2012

Posted by sandyclaus in Case Western Reserve University, Politics.
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About 32 million more Americans will soon come onto the insurance rolls, yet officials are predicting a lack of 90,000 doctors by 2020. Most of the shortage is in primary care physicians.

“We’re pretty much back to where we started,” said Dr. Atul Grover, chief public policy officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges. “How do we educate enough doctors to cover all those people?”

via Doctor shortage looms as Affordable Care Act paves way for 32 million newly insured | cleveland.com.

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