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New survey data reveals that nearly half of patients are forgoing care amid the pandemic | Business Insider
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New survey data reveals that nearly half of patients are forgoing care amid the pandemic | Business Insider

According to a poll by Kaiser Family Foundation, many people opted out of seeking medical care during the COVID-19, and as a result 11% of those people reported that their medical conditions worsened. Although Telehealth care presents itself as an option 45% people reported not seeing a doctor. Many healthcare providers are struggling financially since patient traffic has decreased. It is predicted that care might be delayed for the next 6 months.

Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/half-us-patients-forgoing-care-during-pandemic-2020-5

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