21st-century Primary Care

Baron, Richard J.; Cassel, Christine K.
April 2008
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/2/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 13, p1595
Academic Journal
This article presents the authors' views on primary care medicine in the 21st century and how physicians' changing roles needs to be reflected in their payment. The authors reflect on the expectations and realities of earnings for young primary care physicians, as well as what patients expect medical costs to be. Physician training, specialization, and new financial models are also discussed.


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