Rates of Primary Care and Integrated Mental Health Telemedicine Visits Between Rural and Urban Veterans Affairs Beneficiaries Before and After the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Shares the results of a study examining changes over time in rural-urban differences in telemedicine use for primary care and mental health integration services among Veterans Affairs (VA) beneficiaries. Uses data from 138 VA healthcare systems from March 2019 to December 2021. Features demographics and statistics with breakdowns by visit type and rural or urban area.
Lucinda B. Leung, Caroline Yoo, Karen Chu, et al.
JAMA Network Open, 6(3)
Access · COVID-19 · Infectious diseases · Integrated service delivery · Mental health · Primary care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Veterans