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Too Many American Physicians Or Too Few?
The Health Care Blog

The goal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” is to make affordable, quality health care coverage available to more Americans. But how many physicians will America need to satisfy this new demand? The debate over doctor supply rages on with very little conclusive evidence to prove one case or the other. Those experts who see a shortage point to America’s aging population – and their growing medical needs – as evidence of a looming dearth in doctors.