Despite Additional Dollars, Texas Doc Shortage Is Hard To Fix

Kaiser Health News: Despite Additional Dollars, Texas Doc Shortage Is Hard To Fix
The Texas Tribune's Becca Aronson, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "Texas lawmakers invested millions of additional dollars in the 2013 legislative session to address a looming physician shortage. Voters and university regents have rubber-stamped plans to open two new medical schools, in Austin and the Rio Grande Valley. But those moves have not placated the medical community, which remains concerned that Texas has no long-term solution to produce enough physicians, particularly in primary care, to support the surging population" (Aronson, 8/23). Read the story.

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