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Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News

Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News

More orthopedic physicians sell out to private equity firms, raising alarms about costs and quality

By: - January 10, 2023

This story originally appeared at KHN. Dr. Paul Jeffords and his colleagues at Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics were worried about their ability to survive financially, even though their independent orthopedic practice was the largest in Georgia, with nearly 100 physicians. They nervously watched other physician practices sell out entirely to large hospital systems and health insurers. […]