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One in Three Adults Used Telehealth during the First Six Months of the Pandemic, but Unmet Needs for Care Persisted

Description
Examines the use of telehealth among nonelderly adults during the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Explores overall telehealth utilization, patient satisfaction, wanting telehealth services but not receiving them, the share of patients who went without care, and reasons for not using telehealth. Includes data on race/ethnicity, type of insurance coverage, urban or rural residence, health status, and number of chronic conditions.
Author(s)
Laura Barrie Smith, Fredric Blavin
Date
01/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Urban Institute
Tagged as
Access · Health insurance · Healthcare quality · Infectious diseases · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Telehealth