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Slower doctor visits

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

President Obama's new health care reform law means changes for everyone and not just the way your doctor's visit is paid for.

Dr. William Ferrar is noticing that his visits with patients are taking longer.

Many patients have questions about the new law and how it may impact their treatment.

The questions are what doctors have been asking their patients for years, but now the answers are notated on the computer, on several screens and also on paper which is sent to the government.

Patients need to be prepared as they work the system into production.  

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