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Health Reform May Endanger Independent Physician Practices
Health Leaders Media

Healthcare reform will dramatically change how physicians conduct business and likely will mean the end of full-time, independent, private practitioners accepting third-party payments, according to a new report.

Instead, the survey and report commissioned by Boston-based The Physicians Foundation predicts that physicians will become employees, part-time workers, administrators, operate cash-only “concierge” practices, or leave medicine altogether.