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Utilization of Telemedicine Among Rural Medicare Beneficiaries

Description
Demonstrates the trends in the use of telemedicine utilization by rural Medicare beneficiaries between 2004 and 2013. Data is derived from Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes or telemedicine-specific codes, using Medicare's definition for rural. Includes a table comparing patient characteristics for Medicare beneficiaries with and without a telemedicine visit in 2013.
Author(s)
Ateev Mehrotra, Anupam B. Jena, Alisa B. Busch, et al.
Citation
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 315(18), 2015–2016
Date
05/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Medicare · Statistics and data · Telehealth