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Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Shalum Scott sits in the waiting room to see his doctor at the Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)

A new Athenahealth study offers some startling insight into the effect the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has had on new patient visits: There isn’t the surge industry professionals predicted.

According to Athenahealth’s ACAView, which provides “timely, non-partisan measurement and analysis of how coverage expansion under the Affordable Care Act affects the day-to-day practice of medicine,” there has been little change in the amount of new patient visits to primary care, pediatric, OB/GYN, surgery and “other” medical facilities.

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