Physicians' opinions on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had impacted themselves and their patients as of 2015

Loading statistic...
Positive impactNo impactNegative impactUnsure
Access to healthcare and insurance in the country overall47%17%25%10%
The cost of healthcare for your patients20%20%45%15%
Your medical practice overall15%29%45%11%
The quality of care your patients receive12%44%37%7%
The ability of your practice to meet patient demand9%39%43%9%
Your overall salary6%42%43%9%
The amount you are reimbursed for treating patients6%28%53%13%

© Statista 2017

Download Settings Share
Chart type
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Description Source More information
This statistic presents physicians' views on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had impacted themselves and their patients, as of December 2015. It was found that 47 percent of respondents thought the ACA had a positive impact on access to healthcare and insurance in the country as a whole, but 45 percent still felt it had a negative impact on their medical practice overall.
Show more
Release date
April 2016
United States
Survey time period
December 2015
Number of respondents
993 physicians
Method of interview
Email survey

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Physicians in the U.S."

  • Overview
The most important statistics
  • U.S. states
The most important statistics
  • Expenditure
The most important statistics
  • Compensation
The most important statistics
  • Patients
The most important statistics
  • Views on health reform
The most important statistics
  • Other facts
The most important statistics

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Physicians in the U.S.

All Information
in one Presentation

Physicians in the U.S.

Everything On "Physicians in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money



per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions