Becker's Healthcare April 11, 2024
Patsy Newitt

The Feb. 21 cybersecurity attack on UnitedHealth Group’s Change Healthcare is taking a huge toll on physician finances, according to a recent study from the American Medical Association.

“The disruption caused by this cyber-attack is causing tremendous financial strain,” AMA President Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, said in an April 10 news release. “These survey data show, in stark terms, that practices will close because of this incident, and patients will lose access to their physicians. The one-two punch of compounding Medicare cuts and inability to process claims as a result of this attack is devastating to physician practices that are already...

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Health IT, Physician, Provider, Survey / Study, Technology, Trends
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