Obamacare Won't Swamp Doctors, Study Contends

February 25, 2015 2:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The greater number of Americans with health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will lead to only a slight increase in the use of medical services, and the health system can cope with the added demand, a new report states.

Once the law -- sometimes called Obamacare -- is fully implemented, the expansion in health coverage will lead to an almost 4 percent increase in visits to primary care doctors nationally, according to the Commonwealth Fund study.

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