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Using Telehealth to Improve Home-Based Care for Older Adults and Family Caregivers

Description
Describes consumer perspectives and policy concerns with telehealth. Includes examples of home telehealth strategies, potential benefits and challenges, and discussion of home telehealth coverage in federal and state programs, including the Veterans Health Administration, Medicaid, and Medicare.
Author(s)
Winifred V. Quinn, Ellen O'Brien, Gregg Springan
Date
05/2018
Type
Document
Organization
AARP Public Policy Institute
Tagged as
Access · Elderly population · Home health · Informal caregivers · Medicaid · Medicare · Policy · Telehealth · Veterans