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COVID-19’s Crushing Effects on Medical Practices, Some of Which Might Not Survive

Educational Objective
To understand how COVID-19 has affected the future of medical practices
1 Credit CME

Restaurants and retailers aren’t the only small businesses that have taken a financial hit during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Physicians in small private practices around the country have reported steep declines in revenues, drops so significant that some of them and their supporters have turned to GoFundMe—the platform best-known for helping patients pay their medical bills—to raise funds to help pay their overhead. Telemedicine has helped pick up only a small portion of the slack.

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Accompanying this article is the JAMA Medical News Summary, an audio review of news content appearing in this month’s issues of JAMA. To listen to this episode and more, visit the JAMA Medical News Podcast.

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