Physicians need to understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect their practices and patients, and medical groups are helping by offering education and training. Changes on the horizon include an influx of newly insured patients, but also some patients who may change coverage and new payment models. "I can't think of a practice I've spoken to in the last six to eight months that has not had this on their radar screen," said Dr. Susan Turney, CEO of the MGMA-ACMPE.

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