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Growing, aging population straining primary care, report shows

October 3, 2019

Driving the primary care shortage is both a growing and aging population. According to giant insurer’s report, the U.S. population is projected to reach 355 million by 2030, up 8% from the current 328 million. The number of Americans 65 and older will increase 38% and those 75 and older, 55%. A third of those 65 and older, 59 million, will have at least one chronic disease.

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