Across the nation, primary care practices that were already struggling are closing, victims of the pandemic’s financial fallout. And this is reducing access to health care, especially in rural and …
"Although no one tracks medical closures, recent research suggests they number in the thousands. A survey by the Physicians Foundation estimated that 8% of all physician practices nationally — around 16,000 — have closed under the stress of the pandemic"
1. This trend will accelerate under Joe/Kamala/Dr. Jill. D's will push hard to have all doctors working for the post office.
2. Support organizations and candidates that support you! #Mindhowyouvote
3. More pain MD's will be impacted by this in the coming year. I'm aware of one recent fellowship grad who tried to open his own practice this year, but couldn't pull it off due to COVID headwinds.