Health Care Homes - a GP tells his grim story

The anonymous doctor talks about his experience with the controversial policy

What is it like for a GP working in a Health Care Home? There are around 170 now operating as part of a trial but the experiences of those doctors involved has rarely been made public. This is the story of one doctor originally keen to embrace the radical funding reform. It makes for grim reading. At his request, we have kept his identity anonymous.

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“It was sold to us as a game-­changing reform that would finally free our practice and patients from the restrictions of Medicare.

But 16 months after joining Health Care