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“Oklahoma, Already Short on Doctors, Could See a Big Increase in Demand in 2014″

The Affordable Care Act could mean hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans will have insurance coverage. And they’ll need primary doctors, which Oklahoma — near the bottom of the list of physicians per capita — is short on.

“Where our shortcomes are, we’re probably one of the least prepared states for health care reform. And we know one of those reasons to be a shortage of physicians,” Casey Shrumm of OSU’s Center for Health Sciences tells KOSU.

Read more at: kosu.org

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