$15 billion revenue loss projected for US primary care due to COVID-19 shutdowns

EurekAlert! | Jul 23, 2021 at 2:00 AM
  • Primary care practices are projected to lose more than $65,000 in revenue per full-time physician in 2020, following drastic declines in office visits and fees for services from March to May during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • To calculate the projected financial losses on operating expenses and revenues, the researchers simulated the impact of the pandemic on a variety of practices analyzing both visit volume and visit type, among other variables.