14 Statistics on Physicians Considering Concierge Medicine

Written by Heather Punke | January 15, 2013 | Print  |
Nearly 7 percent of physicians nationwide are considering moving to direct pay or concierge medicine in one to three years, according to a recent survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins.The survey received responses from 13,575 physicians across the nation. It revealed that 6.8 percent of all physicians are considering concierge medicine.

The following is a breakdown of how many physicians are considering concierge medicine, by type and states selected by Merritt Hawkins:

Type

Primary care: 7.7 percent
Male: 7.1 percent
Female: 6.4 percent
Specialists: 6.4 percent
Employed physicians: 4.5 percent

Select states

Texas: 10.6 percent
Florida: 9.1 percent
New York: 8 percent
California: 6.7 percent
North Carolina: 5.6 percent
Illinois: 5.3 percent
Washington State: 4.8 percent
Pennsylvania: 4.5 percent

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