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  •  divineorder - if his mother is on Medicare (7+ / 0-)

    that's common in the SF bay area. An increasing number of primary care physicians will not take new Medicare patients. Mine stopped five years ago. We have a very good relationship and I believe him when he states that he loses money on Medicare patients, even on a marginal revenue/cost basis. If the mother is on Medicaid (Medical in CA) his task will be even more difficult.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Mon May 20, 2013 at 04:53:55 PM PDT

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