by Joseph M. Nixon
Texas Public Policy Foundation
May 20, 2008
More than 7,000 doctors have moved their practices to Texas since the passage of Proposition 12. Many of those doctors have moved to rural Texas or those areas previously underserved in the health care community. San Antonio has experienced a 52 percent growth rate in the number of new physicians. Valley doctors have increased by 12 percent. In Houston, the number of new doctors has increased by 47 percent.

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