Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Primary Care Doctors industry is an integral component of United States healthcare. However, the recession forced many consumers to cut back on doctor visits and restricted health insurance access to an increasing number of unemployed individuals. However, the main factor contributing to fewer visits was a decrease in the number of people with private health insurance, especially in 2009. Nevertheless, the industry is projected to benefit from the healthcare reform laws of 2010 and revenue will increase in the five years to 2019. As more individuals gain health insurance due to the reform, demand for primary care services will increase, growing industry revenue in turn... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Primary Care Doctors industry is highly fragmented; the largest four firms are expected to account for less than 2.0% of industry revenue in 2014. An estimated 76.4% of all establishments have less than five employees, and about 46.0% have no employees at all. While nonemployer establishments account for a considerable portion of all establishments, they generate only about 7.0% of total industry revenue. This discrepancy indicates that larger practices are able to generate more revenue than smaller ones.
While the industry is dominated by small firms, some consolidation has occurred during the five years to 2014... purchase to read more