Combine high cost of living with this, and no wonder they’re having trouble recruiting:
Massachusetts continues to decline as a place to practice medicine, the Massachusetts Medical Society reports today. The deteriorating environment has led to a shortage of physicians and reduced access to care that are a cause for concern as the state implements its new healthcare law, the group warns. . .
. . . Low reimbursements for services, administrative hurdles such as pre-authorizations for imaging tests and prescription drugs, and increasing costs of operating a practice were cited as problems local doctors face.