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Factors that could be contributing to shorter wait times, cited by Vitals, included: Increased use of alternative care facilities, like urgent care centers and retail clinics; Physician extenders, like nurse practitioners and physician assistants, that ease doctor caseloads; A rise of concierge medicine that may be diverting patients from traditional group practice care.

PPACA hasn’t flooded waiting rooms Average wait times have actually fallen … Apr 02, 2015 | By Dan Cook — Turns out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act hasn’t led to […]