The health care problem no one's talking about

J Fam Pract. 2009 Dec;58(12):633-7.

Abstract

While the nation focuses on expanding health coverage, growing numbers of insured Americans lack access to primary care. We've identified 8 barriers--and the means to overcome them.

MeSH terms

  • After-Hours Care
  • Appointments and Schedules
  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Humans
  • Medicaid / economics
  • Medicare / economics
  • Patient Care Team
  • Physicians, Family / supply & distribution*
  • Primary Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Reimbursement Mechanisms
  • United States
  • Workload