LocumTenens.com Survey: Just 7% of physicians favor upcoming Medicare reforms

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New LocumTenens.com survey reveals that a large percentage of physicians do not think the upcoming Medicare reforms implemented by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be beneficial to them.

LocumTenens.com has released the results of its 2011 Compensation and Employment Survey including a comprehensive section on Medicare. Almost 48 percent of respondents do not favor the Medicare reforms implemented by the Affordable Care Act, and nearly 45 percent are either undecided or unfamiliar with the changes. Only seven percent believe the changes will be positive.

The 2011 LocumTenens.com Salary Survey publishes information about the annual full-time compensation of physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), as well as salary breakdowns by region, years in practice, and gender. Survey respondents represent physicians who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Respondent demographics included in the reports include region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making the next job change. This year’s survey also includes physicians’ opinions about Medicare and the reforms put in place by the Affordable Care Act.

The 2011 LocumTenens.com Physician’s Salary Survey also provides detailed reports specifically highlighting anesthesia, emergency medicine, radiology, primary care, psychiatry and surgery. http://www.locumtenens.com/physician-careers/physician-salary.

About LocumTenens.com
Founded in 1995, LocumTenens.com is a full-service physician recruitment firm specializing in staffing emergency medicine jobs, primary care jobs, anesthesiology jobs, psychiatry jobs, radiology jobs, surgery jobs, and CRNA jobs with U.S. hospitals, medical groups and community health centers. LocumTenens.com operates an internet job board with direct access to thousands of jobs - in all specialties - posted directly by facilities and agencies nationwide. LocumTenens.com is part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies. To learn more visit http://www.locumtenens.com


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