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Telehealth Use Avoids Overutilization But Yields Health Disparities

Patient Engagement HIT
Oct 20, 2021
Discusses research on telehealth utilization for chronic disease management, finding that telehealth flexibilities did not lead to overutilization but that only 34% of rural Medicare beneficiaries used telehealth in 2020, compared to 47% of urban Medicare beneficiaries. Describes implications of these findings on rural healthcare access.
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Access · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Telehealth