Family physicians' scope of work is exceptionally broad, particularly with increasing rurality. Provisions for Medicare bonus payment specified in the health care reform bill (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) used a narrow definition of primary care that inadvertently offers family physicians disincentives to delivering comprehensive primary care.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine|
|State||Published - Nov 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Family Practice