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.
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