Table 9: Medicare Participation by Family Physicians (as of April 2011)

Medicare Participation by Family Physicians (as of April 2011)

 ParticipatingNon-participatingOpt-outValid N
 : All RespondentsParticipating: 90.2%Non-participating: 7.0%Opt-out: 2.8%Valid N: 702
 :  Participating:  Non-participating:  Opt-out:  Valid N:  
 : Practice Location
 : In Metropolitan AreaParticipating: 88.7%Non-participating: 7.8%Opt-out: 3.5%Valid N: 539
 : Outside Metropolitan AreaParticipating: 97.3%Non-participating: 2.7%Opt-out: 0.0%Valid N: 133
 :  Participating:  Non-participating:  Opt-out:  Valid N:  
 : Number of Years Since Residency Completion
 : 7 or Fewer YearsParticipating: 91.2%Non-participating: 8.1%Opt-out: 0.6%Valid N: 141
 : 8 to 14 YearsParticipating: 88.5%Non-participating: 7.3%Opt-out: 4.3%Valid N: 144
 : 15 to 21 YearsParticipating: 92.5%Non-participating: 5.4%Opt-out: 2.1%Valid N: 128
 : 22 or More YearsParticipating: 89.4%Non-participating: 7.0%Opt-out: 3.6%Valid N: 286

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians, Practice Profile Survey II, April 2011