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Physician Workforce: HHS Needs Better Information to Comprehensively Evaluate Graduate Medical Education Funding

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Describes what is known about Graduate Medical Education (GME) costs, including the amount, type, and distribution of spending, and examines the extent to which the federal government collects GME-related information. Includes statistics on federal spending on GME in 2015, and information on which GME payment programs track whether residents are from rural areas, received training in rural areas, or went on to practice in rural areas.
Author(s)
James Cosgrove, William Hadley, Christine Brudevold, Katherine Mack, A. Elizabeth Dobrenz, et al.
Date
03/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
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Funding · Graduate medical education · Medicaid · Physicians · Statistics and data