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Majority of Doctors Disapprove of Trumpcare

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by Megan Wood

Fifty-eight percent of U.S. physicians disapprove of the president’s healthcare plan, according to an InCrowd survey of 1,003 physicians.

Here are five insights:

  1. Of the surveyed physicians, 56 percent disapprove of President Donald Trump’s overall performance.
  2. Twenty-eight percent of physicians support the American Health Care Act, compared to 54 percent who approve of the ACA.
  3. About two-thirds of the surveyed physicians anticipate premiums to rise and 65 percent predict reimbursement rates to worsen.
  4. Fifty-nine percent of physicians think the number of uninsured patients will grow and 42 percent predict care quality will decrease.
  5. Of physicians, 51 percent think the media hones in on irrelevant healthcare topics.
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