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During COVID-19 Pandemic Healthcare Professional Revenue Fell Nearly 50% Across Nation


Oral surgery and gastroenterology decline the most of specialties studied, per fair health’s third COVID-19 report, ‘Healthcare professionals and the impact of COVID-19: A comparative study of revenue and utilization’.

In April 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professional services declined 68 percent in utilization and 48 percent in revenue based on total estimated in-network amounts compared to April 2019 nationally. In the Northeast, the region hit hardest at that time by the pandemic, professionals experienced particularly sharp drops in utilization (80 percent) and revenue (79 percent) in April 2020. These are among the ...