Mass. Docs Support Health Reform, Survey Finds

A new poll in The New England Journal of Medicine finds that a large majority of doctors in Massachusetts are supportive of the state's health care reform efforts. NEJM reports:

Of 2135 practicing Massachusetts physicians who responded to the poll, 70% said they support the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Law, whereas 13% oppose it (see Table 1). The levels of support among primary care doctors and among specialists were similar. When asked about the law’s future, 75% indicated that they want the law to remain in place — 46% with some changes, and 29% as is. Seven percent favored repealing the legislation.

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