The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented threat to the viability of physician practices. The California Medical Association (CMA) recently released the results of its COVID-19 Physician Financial Health Survey

The fallout from this crisis threatens to fundamentally alter California’s health care delivery system not just during the COVID-19 outbreak, but for years to come. The results highlight the immediate need for financial assistance for physician practices.

For more details, see the complete survey results. Regional summaries are also available.

About the Survey

In a period of 8 days, 3,246 physician practices responded to the survey – a record response rate. The survey results indicate significant practice viability concerns for physicians in  all specialties and practice sizes.

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