• Table 9: Acceptance of Medicare Patients

    Acceptance of Medicare Patients by Family Physicians

      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 Respondents 86% 6% 6% 3% 452
               
    Employment Status          
    Owner/Partial Owner 78% 11% 9% 2% 144
    Employed 89% 3% 5% 3% 303
               
    Number of Years Since Residency Completion        
    Seven or Fewer Years 93% 6% 0% 0% 123
    More Than Seven Years 83% 6% 9% 3% 329