Should Independent Oncology Practices Get a Bailout?
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound financial impact on independent oncology practices, many of which were already struggling before pandemic-driven revenue declines. If many of these practices are shuttered, patient access to cancer care could be threatened. A recent article in JAMA Oncology provided solutions to stabilize independent oncology practices by expanding 340B pricing and supplying relief funding.
COVID-19 has had a profound financial impact on independent cancer practices, which may eventually hinder access to care. Relief funding could help keep these practices running. Are you for or against providing a bailout for independent cancer practices?
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