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Medicare Beneficiary Use of Telehealth Visits: Early Data from the Start of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Examines changes in Medicare in-person primary care visits and the use of telehealth services at the start of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Discusses how Medicare telehealth flexibilities implemented in response to COVID-19 impacted access to these services. Compares the percentage of primary care telehealth visits between rural and urban providers. Includes a county-level map displaying the percentage of primary care visits conducted via telehealth services in April 2020.
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
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Access · County-by-county data · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Primary care · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Telehealth