Concierge Medicine Continuing To Grow Under Health Reform
June 16, 2014
Physicians are making a statement as they transition their practices to a form of personalized healthcare commonly referred to as “concierge medicine.” In response to the restrictions of the Affordable Care Act, patients are now choosing to pay additional fees to have more time and focused care, as well as better access to their physician.
Concierge medicine is certainly growing in popularity, and the most recent spike is due to the unhappiness and frustrations with the current medical system. Fears of doctor shortages, overly crowded physician offices and long wait times are some of the primary reasons patients see the value in paying a membership fee. This form of personalized medicine is expected to grow more than 15% in the next 3 years, according to Concierge Medicine Today.
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