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Primary Care Accessible, But Costly for Uninsured Patients
HealthLeaders Media

People with no health insurance have few problems making appointments at primary care physicians’ offices, but they likely will have difficulty paying for it, research shows.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health conducted a telephone survey of 1,613 primary care physicians’ offices in 10 states in late 2012 and early 2013, before Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.