Since 2007, Massachussets is the only State in the Union that requires all residents to obtain health insurance. Here are some interesting facts that offer a glimpse to the future regarding potential patient access problems that may occur if Obamacare becomes law in its present form:
According the the Massachusetts Medical Society , the percentage of:
-internal medicine physicians that are accepting new patients are down to 44%.in 2009 from 58% in 2008 and
-60% of family medicine physicians accept new patients in 2009 which is down from 65% in 2008 and 70% from 2007..