Match Results: 2010 Fill Rate for Family Medicine Highest Ever — AAFP News Now — American Academy of Family Physicians

After a downturn in 2009, more U.S. medical students chose family medicine as their specialty this year, resulting in a fill rate of 91.4 percent, the highest percentage for family medicine ever, according to the results of the 2010 National Resident Matching Program, or NRMP, also known as the Match.

via Match Results: 2010 Fill Rate for Family Medicine Highest Ever — AAFP News Now — American Academy of Family Physicians.

Happy Match Day!  Today, Senior medical students all over the US opened their envelopes and found out where they matched for the next 1-7 years.  Congrats to all, I hope you got what you wanted and can live with what you get.

Interesting FP did well, I would have bet against it.

Local News | Walgreens: no new Medicaid patients as of April 16 | Seattle Times Newspaper

Seattle, Washington:

Effective April 16, Walgreens drugstores across the state won't take any new Medicaid patients, saying that filling their prescriptions is a money-losing proposition — the latest development in an ongoing dispute over Medicaid reimbursement.

via Local News | Walgreens: no new Medicaid patients as of April 16 | Seattle Times Newspaper.

Wow.  Interesting timing.

Again, Medicaid should be funded (or abolished); the current system isn’t actually fair to anyone.