Table 10: Acceptance of Medicare Patients by Family Physicians (as of December 2014)

Acceptance of Medicare Patients by Family Physicians (as of December 2014)

 Accepts New Medicare Patients
Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months
Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago
Never Accepted Medicare Patients
Valid N
 : All RespondentsAccepts New Medicare Patients : 78%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months : 8%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago : 12%Never Accepted Medicare Patients : 2%Valid N: 499
 :  Accepts New Medicare Patients :  Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months :  Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago :  Never Accepted Medicare Patients :  Valid N:  
 : Employment Status
 : Owner/Partial Owner
Accepts New Medicare Patients : 66%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months : 13%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago : 22%Never Accepted Medicare Patients : 1%Valid N: 200
 : EmployedAccepts New Medicare Patients : 86%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months : 5%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago : 6%Never Accepted Medicare Patients : 4%Valid N: 235
 :  Accepts New Medicare Patients :  Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months :  Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago :  Never Accepted Medicare Patients :  Valid N:  
 : Number of Years Since Residency Completion
 : Seven or Fewer YearsAccepts New Medicare Patients : 89%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months : 5%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago : 5%Never Accepted Medicare Patients : 1%Valid N: 80
 : More than Seven Years
Accepts New Medicare Patients : 74%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients within the Past 12 Months : 9%Stopped Accepting New Medicare Patients Over 12 Months Ago : 15%Never Accepted Medicare Patients : 2%Valid N: 419

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians, 2014 Practice Profile Survey