Table 9: Acceptance of Medicare Patients

Acceptance of Medicare Patients by Family Physicians

 Accepts new Medicare patientsStopped accepting new Medicare patients within the past 12 monthsStopped accepting new Medicare patients over 12 months agoNever accepted Medicare patientsValid N
All Respondents86%6%6%3%452
Employment Status     
Owner/Partial Owner78%11%9%2%144
Number of Years Since Residency Completion    
Seven or Fewer Years93%6%0%0%123
More Than Seven Years83%6%9%3%329