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GP practices to be stress-tested before being allowed onto new contract


With current funding levels it would be impossible for any gms pms or apms practice to pass a financial stress test. If they do in order to push the new contracts through, there will be temporary sweeteners for the early few or token superficial stress tests which won't stop the new contracts from going under. The mcps will also destabilise and destroy existing practices before being destroyed themselves (or in some cases for preferred providers who are hospitals or multinationals large bailouts). The end result will be 4 or 5 large multinationals and lots of hospitals running primary care. GPC are failing to see the larger picture.

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17 Dec 2016

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