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Information on Medicare Telehealth

Description
Report to Congress, mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act, examines how Medicare patients are using telehealth, particularly in rural areas, with breakdowns by race/ethnicity, age group, and primary diagnoses including mental health issues. Includes an analysis of Medicare claims data regarding high volume services that could be delivered through telehealth, an overview of telehealth models funded by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, and state-level breakdowns of Medicare telehealth data. Discusses who may benefit from telehealth expansion and barriers to expansion.
Date
11/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Medicare · Policy · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Telehealth · State-by-state