Health insurance expansion expected from the Affordable Care Act is likely to exacerbate the long-standing and critical shortage of rural and primary care physicians over the next decade. Comprehensive medical school rural programs, from which most graduates ultimately enter primary care disciplines and serve rural areas, offer policy makers an interesting potential solution.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||American Family Physician|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2011|