American Psychiatric Association: 2021 Public Opinion Poll: Access to Care

American Psychiatric Association: 2021 Public Opinion Poll: Access to Care A new national public opinion poll of U.S. adults by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), finds that expansion of telehealth is welcomed by most Americans. A large portion of the population have used telehealth services; more than half say they would use telehealth for mental [...]

2021-06-21T12:24:17-04:00May 27th, 2021|

Federal Government Continues to Push False Narrative Regarding Telehealth Fraud

PUBLIC STATEMENT May 26, 2021  Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a statement consistent with the federal government’s record of falsely creating the impression that telehealth is uniquely vulnerable to criminal behavior. No federal regulator or oversight body has yet issued a comprehensive study of telehealth claims during the pandemic, yet the agencies continue [...]

2021-07-26T11:16:21-04:00May 26th, 2021|

FAIR Health – Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker

The Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker uses FAIR Health data to track how telehealth is evolving on a monthly basis. Selecting a month and clicking on one of the four US census regions in the map below will display an infographic on telehealth in that month in that region. Clicking on national statistics will display an [...]

2021-05-27T18:43:25-04:00May 26th, 2021|

Patient experience of telemedicine for headache care during the COVID-19 pandemic: An American Migraine Foundation survey study

Patient experience of telemedicine for headache care during the COVID-19 pandemic: An American Migraine Foundation survey study The American Migraine Foundation (AMF) designed a standardized electronic questionnaire to assess the patient experience of telemedicine for headache care between March and September 2020 to help inform future quality improvement as part of its patient advocacy initiative. [...]

2021-06-21T12:22:41-04:00May 21st, 2021|

2021 State of Medicare Advantage Report

Better Medicare Alliance’s annual State of Medicare Advantage report brings together the latest research in one place to offer a single, comprehensive account of the Medicare Advantage experience today – from beneficiary demographics, to consumer savings and satisfaction, health outcomes and projections for the future. In 2021, over 94% of Medicare Advantage plans also offer [...]

2021-07-13T16:02:43-04:00May 20th, 2021|

Alliance Statement for the Record to Senate Finance Hearing on COVID-19 Health Care Flexiblities

ALLIANCE FOR CONNECTED CARE STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD “COVID-19 Health Care Flexibilities: Perspectives, Experiences, and Lessons Learned” The Alliance submitted a letter to the Senate Finance Committee  on the "COVID-19 Health Care Flexibilities: Perspectives, Experiences, and Lessons Learned.” The Alliance will focus comments on 1) Research and evidence we have gathered thus far; 2) Recommendations [...]

2021-05-19T10:54:37-04:00May 19th, 2021|

KFF: Medicare and Telehealth: Coverage and Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Options for the Future

The Kaiser Family Foundation released a new analysis showing more than one in four Medicare beneficiaries had a telehealth visit between summer and fall 2020. Among Medicare beneficiaries who had a telehealth visit, a majority (56%) report accessing care using a telephone only, while a smaller share had a telehealth visit via video (28%) or both video [...]

2021-07-13T16:03:32-04:00May 19th, 2021|
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