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Federal Jobs Program Targets Rural Physician Recruitment

A federal initiative to boost jobs includes an expanded loan repayment program and access to capital loans programs for health IT. The addition of just one primary care physician in a rural community generates approximately $1.5 million in annual revenue, the White House says.

1 comments on "Federal Jobs Program Targets Rural Physician Recruitment"
Jack (8/24/2011 at 2:18 PM)

Per the 2010 MGMA physician comp and production survey, a 90th percentile family practioner (same goes for internal med) does not exceed $1M in annual charges. How do they arrive at $1.5M?