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Being a private practice pediatrician in a pandemic

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Being a private practice pediatrician in a pandemic

"The hospital systems ignored us by putting us lowest on the totem pole for the COVID vaccine.  The pharmaceutical companies overlooked the strains on us and increased our vaccine prices. …
May 18, 2021

Being a private practice pediatrician in a pandemic

“The hospital systems ignored us by putting us lowest on the totem pole for the COVID vaccine.  The pharmaceutical companies overlooked the strains on us and increased our vaccine prices.  The medical supply companies took advantage of us by limiting our supplies and increasing prices astronomically.  Worst of all, the insurance companies (knowing we are already the lowest reimbursed field) changed coding and billing requirements and reimbursements in 2021, ultimately decreasing our reimbursements even further.  So now we are paid even lower than we were prior to the pandemic.”

Jamie S. Hutton is a pediatrician.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, “Being a pediatrician in a pandemic.” (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/01/being-a-pediatrician-in-a-pandemic.html)

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