• Only 27 percent of physicians believe the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will reduce costs by increasing efficiency, and only 33 percent believe it will decrease disparities.
• Nearly three-quarters of respondents think emergency rooms could get overwhelmed if primary care physician appointments are full as a result of PPACA.
• More than 80 percent believe it is likely that wait times for primary care appointments will increase because of a lack of providers.
• Surgical specialists (57 percent) are much more likely to support the law's repeal compared to primary care providers (38 percent) and non-surgical specialists (34 percent).
• There is a disparity among generations, as 59 percent of physicians 50-59 years old feel PPACA is a step in the wrong direction while only 36 percent of those ages 25-39 share this sentiment.
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