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June 12th, 2013
09:47 PM ET

Doctors ditching insurance

A small but growing number of doctors are opting out of the insurance system, requiring patients to pay for their visits upfront.

About five percent of American physicians have gotten so fed up with regulations and paperwork, they are refusing to accept either private insurance or government programs, like Medicare.

Christine Romans reports on why one Maine doctor chose to change the way his patients pay.


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