The New York Times looks at a critical problem growing in rural areas of our country. Will you be left without a doctor or specialist in the near future?
“The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that in 2015 the country will have 62,900 fewer doctors than needed. And that number will more than double by 2025, as the expansion of insurance coverage and the aging of baby boomers drive up demand for care. Even without the health care law, the shortfall of doctors in 2025 would still exceed 100,000.”
Read the rest of the article focusing on one of the nation’s critical zone, the Imperial Valley of Southern California, here.