Monday, 2 June 2014

Wonkblog: In cities, the average doctor wait-time is 18.5 days

http://www.washingtonpost.com/

Wonkblog: In cities, the average doctor wait-time is 18.5 days

Need to see a doctor? You may have to wait.A survey of physician practices in 15 metropolitan areas across the country, which was taken before the health law expanded coverage, found that the average wait time for a new patient to see a physician in five medical specialties was 18.5 days. The longest waits were in Boston, where patients wait an average of 72 days to see a dermatologist and 66 days to see a family doctor. The shortest were in Dallas, where the average wait time is 10.2 days for all specialties, and just five days to see a family doctor.Read full article >>    
http://us.top99news.com/2014/01/30/wonkblog-in-cities-the-average-doctor-wait-time-is-18-5-days/

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