In order to help doctors make the most informed decisions regarding where to practice, Wallet Hub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 11 key metrics. They reached out to FIU Stempel College’s Timothy F. Page for expert commentary on the topic of practicing medicine in Florida.Specializing in health economics, Page shared his views on some of the biggest issues facing Florida’s doctors today, including payment reform, malpractice premiums and the Affordable Care Act.
In an excerpt from the article, Page said…
Following the passage of the Affordable Care Act, health care providers are being affected by states’ decisions on whether or not to expand their Medicaid program, and this has left a large number of people uninsured because they do not qualify for other coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Read more on about what Page had to say in Wallet Hub’s 2016’s Best & Worst States for Doctors.
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