Medicare and Telehealth: Coverage and Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Options for the Future
Provides an overview of changes made to Medicare's coverage of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Explores Medicare beneficiaries' use of telehealth in summer and fall 2020, and presents data by beneficiary age, race and ethnicity, dual-eligibility, presence and type of chronic conditions, and metropolitan status. Examines issues and questions regarding telehealth coverage beyond the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Wyatt Koma, Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman
Kaiser Family Foundation
Access · Emergency preparedness and response · Medicare · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Telehealth