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Subject:  Re: 4 Years no budget from Senate ... Date:  3/24/2013  2:45 PM
Author:  Rightime Number:  1867199 of 2106300



An increasing number of doctors are opting out of the Medicare system


The fact is over 93% of physicians participate in Medicare, maybe it used to be 99%.


96.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Alabama participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
87.2% of physicians and other practitioners in Alaska participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
91.1% of physicians and other practitioners in Arizona participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
95.9% of physicians and other practitioners in Arkansas participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
89.5% of physicians and other practitioners in California participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
90% of physicians and other practitioners in Colorado participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
93.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Connecticut participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
92.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Delaware participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
91.3% of physicians and other practitioners in District of Columbia participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
92.5% of physicians and other practitioners in Florida participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
90.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Georgia participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94.7% of physicians and other practitioners in Hawaii participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
84% of physicians and other practitioners in Idaho participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
93.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Illinois participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
87.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Indiana participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94.6% of physicians and other practitioners in Iowa participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
95.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Kansas participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94% of physicians and other practitioners in Kentucky participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
92.4% of physicians and other practitioners in Louisiana participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94.8% of physicians and other practitioners in Maine participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94.3% of physicians and other practitioners in Maryland participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
96% of physicians and other practitioners in Massachusetts participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
97.3% of physicians and other practitioners in Michigan participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
80.6% of physicians and other practitioners in Minnesota participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
86.1% of physicians and other practitioners in Mississippi participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94% of physicians and other practitioners in Missouri participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
90.9% of physicians and other practitioners in Montana participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94.6% of physicians and other practitioners in Nebraska participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
95.6% of physicians and other practitioners in Nevada participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
94% of physicians and other practitioners in New Hampshire participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
88.9% of physicians and other practitioners in New Jersey participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
93.3% of physicians and other practitioners in New Mexico participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
82.3% of physicians and other practitioners in New York participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part B Participating Physicians and Other Practitioners by State, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
91.9% of physicians and other practitioners in North Carolina participate in Medicare Part B (Medicare Part