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According to the Association of American Medical Colleges AAMC without the ACA, the United States would have been short roughly 64,000 physicians by 2020; with the implementation of the ACA, it will be 91,000 physicians short.

Council on Graduate Medical Education: Twentieth Report. Policies and laws, primarily at the state level, would need to redefine and reallocate the roles and responsibilities for non-physician licensed providers to optimize these new models of care.

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Every person should have a primary care provider PCP no matter their age. They can work independently from a doctor and in their own scope of practice. They oversee all of your health care and become a trusted partner.

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In context of global , with increasing numbers of older adults at greater risk of chronic , rapidly increasing demand for primary care services is expected around the world, in both developed and developing countries. Primary care involves the widest scope of healthcare, including all ages of patients, patients of all and geographic origins, patients seeking to maintain optimal , and patients with all manner of acute and chronic physical, and social health issues, including. Piedmont Primary Care physicians are here to help you feel better and live better.

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Accessed 24 June 2011. Doctors of are specially trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat health conditions that affect adults of all ages.

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Primary care providers can include family physicians, internists, geriatricians, pediatricians, OB-GYNs, nurse practitioners, or physician assistants.

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Our clinics are based on a patient-centered model where medical decisions respect the unique needs of each patient and their families.

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