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I am assuming you are a physician/doctor. Correct?
Unfortunately you cannot deduct loss of income you never received and you cannot write it off as loss because you didn't lost income that was previously taxed. For example a landlord cannot deduct loss of rent income because tenants didn't pay him or landscaper cannot deduct loss of income because unusually hot summer. You can only claim loss of income that had been already taxes or included in your taxable income. If you can bill the patients depends on you insurance contract.
Is there anything else I can help you with today? I wish I had a better news for you, unfortunately IRS doesn't allow deduction for something that was never taxed.
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