If You Build It, They Will Come. Or Will They?

Last month the Wall Street Journal had an article on the shortage of residencies for medical students currently enrolled at U.S. medical schools.  Turns out the feds, who have primary authority for funding residency programs through Medicare, have frozen funding since 1997.  Meanwhile, an aging population and mandates of the Affordable Care Act will continue to create demand for trained physicians.   Lets hope this gets worked out soon.moonlight-graham_crop_exact

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About Bill Cadigan

WILLIAM J. CADIGAN is principal in the Law Office of William J. Cadigan, P.C. located in Chicago, Illinois. Before starting his own firm, Bill Cadigan was a member of the Health Industry Group of the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld L.L.P.
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