Physicians' opinions on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had negatively impacted them as of 2015, by practice type

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Private practiceGroup practiceHospital-based practiceOther
Believe they are not being properly compensated for their time86%75%72%67%
Believe their overall salary has been negatively impacted55%46%39%27%
Believe their salary has decreased greatly28%14%10%7%
Believe their overall medical practice has been negatively impacted58%48%38%35%

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This statistic presents physician's views on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had impacted them as of December 2015, by practice type. It was found that 58 percent of those respondents from private practices believed their overall practice had been negatively impacted by the ACA, compared to 38 percent of hospital-based practice respondents.
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Release date
April 2016
United States
Survey time period
December 2015
Number of respondents
993 physicians
Method of interview
Email survey

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