Table 11: Acceptance of Medicaid Patients by Family Physicians (as of April 2011)

Acceptance of Medicaid Patients by Family Physicians (as of April 2011)

 Never Accepted Medicaid PatientsDo Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice)Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice)Accept New Medicaid PatientsValid N
 : All RespondentsNever Accepted Medicaid Patients: 12.6%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice): 19.5%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice): 3.8%Accept New Medicaid Patients: 64.2%Valid N: 680
 :  Never Accepted Medicaid Patients:  Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice):  Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice):  Accept New Medicaid Patients:  Valid N:  
 : Practice Location
 : In Metropolitan AreaNever Accepted Medicaid Patients: 15.3%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice): 21.0%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice): 4.2%Accept New Medicaid Patients: 59.4%Valid N: 522
 : Outside Metropolitan AreaNever Accepted Medicaid Patients: 1.8%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice): 13.4%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice): 0.7%Accept New Medicaid Patients: 84.1%Valid N: 126
 :  Never Accepted Medicaid Patients:  Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice):  Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice):  Accept New Medicaid Patients:  Valid N:  
 : Number of Years Since Residency Completion
 : 7 or Fewer YearsNever Accepted Medicaid Patients: 9.5%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice): 10.8%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice): 6.9%Accept New Medicaid Patients: 72.8%Valid N: 139
 : 8 to 14 YearsNever Accepted Medicaid Patients: 14.5%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice): 20.4%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice): 1.9%Accept New Medicaid Patients: 63.1%Valid N: 139
 : 15 to 21 YearsNever Accepted Medicaid Patients: 14.1%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice): 15.5%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice): 6.0%Accept New Medicaid Patients: 64.3%Valid N: 118
 : 22 or More YearsNever Accepted Medicaid Patients: 12.6%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Physician-choice): 25.2%Do Not Accept New Medicaid Patients Currently (Employer-choice): 2.2%Accept New Medicaid Patients: 60.0%Valid N: 281
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Source: American Academy of Family Physicians, Practice Profile II Survey, April 2011