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Telehealth Has Played an Outsized Role Meeting Mental Health Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Description
Explores usage of telehealth for physical and mental health outpatient visits between March 2019 and August 2021. Figure 3 shows use of mental health and substance use telehealth visits versus other outpatient telehealth visits, with rural versus urban comparisons. Includes a discussion about payment models for telehealth via private insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid.
Author(s)
Justin Lo, Matthew Rae, Krutika Amin, et al.
Date
03/2022
Type
Document
Organization
Kaiser Family Foundation
Tagged as
Health insurance · Infectious diseases · Medicaid · Medicare · Mental health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth

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