I read this in WaPo yesterday and it really hit home.
In the past several years almost every well-respected primary care physician in my area has either gone concierge or stopped taking on new patients. And it’s not just me; most people I know from elsewhere have wound up going concierge in order to keep their doctors in the past few years. My doctor wanted an absolutely insane amount of money to continue seeing her, so after looking around I found a doctor willing to take me on I think I like who “only” charges $2500 annually. But this really does seem like a growing problem. Is anyone else noticing this?