CHART OF SEPTEMBER 2009
Percentage of physicians refusing to accept patients with a low income-tested health cover, results from a single-blind survey of discrimination in Paris
Out of 100 blind-test phone calls to Paris-based physicians, we observe that 40.2% gynecologists refused to accept patients with a low income-tested health cover.
Field: 861 practitioners, of which 763 are doctors and 88 dentists.
Source: Després C., in collaboration with S. Guillaume and P. E. Couralet (2009). « Health care refusal against CMUc beneficiaries: a single-blind study among a representative sample of physicians (Paris-based GPs, gynecologists, ophtalmologists, radiologists and dentits) », study ordered and funded by the Fonds CMU, available online
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February 24th, 2010