The Obama administration, by intent or accident, has effectively driven a major change in the status of physicians. By reducing the reimbursement for certain office-based specialists while enhancing related payment to hospitals, the administration is compelling more and more physicians — many of them with an any-port-in-a-storm fatalism — to seek employment with health systems or large physician groups.
Wall Street Journal
“The Doctor’s Office as Union Shop”
January 29, 2013