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The Alliance for Connected Care aims to:

Demonstrate the importance of Connected Care as a tool for improved quality and efficiency.

Build significant and high-level support for Connected Care among leaders in Congress and the Administration.

Enable more telehealth to support new models of care.

Lift geographic and site restrictions for telehealth in Medicare.

Establish a consensus-based, standardized definition of Connected Care to advance with policymakers.

Alliance News

Telehealth Comprised Largest Percentage of Private Health Claims In 2020, Report Finds

Inside Telehealth: Telehealth Comprised Largest Percentage of Private Health Claims In 2020, Report Finds A report by FAIR Health found that telehealth made up the largest percent of private medical insurance claims in 2020, totaling 15.41 percent of all medical claims nationally. Utilization of health care services fell in every other category, including a 38 percent decrease in utilization of ambulatory surgical centers, 30 percent decrease of emergency rooms, and 16 percent decrease of urgent care centers. Telehealth usage also expanded by more than 7,000 percent across the U.S. in 2020. This is the first of FAIR Health annual reports to reflect [...]

April 26th, 2022|Tags: , |

Disparities Common in Telehealth Use Among Pediatric CHIP Patients

mHealth Intelligence: Disparities Common in Telehealth Use Among Pediatric CHIP Patients According to data from Alabama’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), ALL Kids, researchers found that telehealth use was less common among those living in rural areas and members of lower-income families. Researchers also noted that children living in large or small rural areas were less likely to use telehealth, with 11.8 and 11.1 percent of each population having used virtual care services, respectively. The digital divide and the limited availability of resources likely played a role in creating care gaps. Researchers acknowledged that as the presence of telehealth continues to grow, [...]

April 26th, 2022|Tags: , , |

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