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How does the healthcare law improve access to primary care with Medicare?

Like most people with Medicare, you want to be sure that primary care providers are available to give you quality care. Here’s what the Affordable Care Act does: 
  • Gives primary care doctors and nurses who treat people with Medicare bonus payments for providing quality care.
  • Gives bonus payments to physicians and nurses who provide primary care in areas with doctor shortages.

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