The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Transformation of Telehealth

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Transformation of Telehealth

Find on our: COVID-19 Telemedicine Research & Reports

According to FAIR Health data, telehealth claim lines increased 4,347% nationally from March 2019 to March 2020 – with the most pronounced increase in the Northeast at more than 15,500% – further indicating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, most of the increase was found in mental health.

COVID-19 Telehealth Polling

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The Alliance for Connected Care has compiled polls on patient and provider adoption, acceptance, and satisfaction with telehealth during the COVID-19 public health emergency. This chart has also been added to our Studies & Reports page. The Alliance will continue to update the chart with telehealth polls as they are published. COVID-19 Telehealth Polls – […]

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Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?

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Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality? Find on our: COVID-19 Telemedicine Research & Reports The claims-based analysis suggests that approximately 20 percent of all emergency room visits could potentially be avoided via virtual urgent care offerings, 24 percent of healthcare office visits and outpatient volume could be delivered virtually, and an additional 9 percent “near-virtually.” Furthermore, […]

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Medicare members using telehealth grew 120 times in early weeks of COVID-19 as regulations eased

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Medicare members using telehealth grew 120 times in early weeks of COVID-19 as regulations eased Find on our: COVID-19 Telemedicine Research & Reports The number of Medicare beneficiaries using telehealth skyrocketed in the early weeks of the pandemic. Almost 1.3 million members received telehealth services in the week ending April 18, compared to just 11,000 […]

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Telehealth Guidance Documents for Commercial Health Plans

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Commercial Plan Guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Commercial health plans have also taken broad actions to increase access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. View AHIP’s list of ways health insurance providers are taking action to respond to COVID-19.  CMS has issued sets of FAQs encouraging states and […]

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