1/9/2013 – Even Fewer Geriatricians in Training

Geriatrics is one of the lower-paid medical specialties, in part because virtually all its patients are on Medicare, which pays doctors less than commercial insurers. Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare has already begun paying 10 percent bonuses in physician reimbursement for evaluation and management, but it doesn’t seem to have attracted more future geriatricians.

Read the full article at The New York Times.