Uninsured Patients Rise: Strategies for Medical Practice to Survive

The global Covid-19 pandemic has gone far beyond thousands of infections and deaths, it’s resulted in the closure of businesses and job losses on a scale that hasn’t been seen in the U.S. in recent history. Unfortunately, job losses that have come as a result of Covid-19 have resulted in many individuals losing benefits, including their health insurance.
Treating uninsured patients always presents challenges for medical practices, but the sudden increase in the number of uninsured individual s creates additional difficulties for physicians who may already be struggling financially as a result of the pandemic.