Survey: The 2017 Survey of Physician Appointment Wait Times

Merritt Hawkins Team | August 31, 2017

The 2017 Survey of Physician Appointment Wait Times and Medicare and Medicaid Acceptance Rates indicates that it now takes an average of 24 days to schedule a new patient physician appointment in 15 of the largest cities in the U.S., up from 18.5 days in 2014, 20.5 days in 2009 and 21 days in 2004, previous years the survey was conducted.

This infographic shows key findings of the survey, and complete results and the full survey report can be accessed here.

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