The doctor that will treat you for a bit of Bitcoin

Molly Wood Dec 18, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY

The doctor that will treat you for a bit of Bitcoin

Molly Wood Dec 18, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY

All this week we’re talking about the digital currency Bitcoin. We’ve learned about what Bitcoin actually is. We’ve also checked in with Coinbase, the company trying to become a kind of version of PayPal for bitcoin that connects customers to businesses. Today we hear from a business that has started to accept Bitcoin. Dr. Paul Abramson runs a private practice called My Doctor Medical Group in San Francisco. He says that he’s actually treated patients for substance abuse who prefer to pay with the cryptocurrency.

Click the audio player above to learn more.

As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.

Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.

Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.