Benefits of and barriers to large medical group practice in the United States Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Group Practice

abstract

  • Current payment methods reward gaining size to obtain negotiating leverage more than they reward quality. However, barriers to creating large medical groups are substantial, and most private physicians continue to practice in small groups, although the size of these groups is slowly increasing.

publication date

  • September 8, 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinte.163.16.1958

PubMed ID

  • 12963570

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1958

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 163

number

  • 16