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Medicare and Telehealth: Coverage and Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Options for the Future

Description
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.
Author(s)
Wyatt Koma, Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman
Date
05/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Kaiser Family Foundation
Tagged as
Access · Emergency preparedness and response · Medicare · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Telehealth

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