STATEMENT ON THE TELEHEALTH EXPANSION ACT OF 2021 May 19, 2021 WASHINGTON DC – There are more than 35 million Americans with high-deductible health plans coupled with a Health Savings Account (HSAs). More than 50 percent of Americans with HSAs live in zip codes where the median income is below $75,000 annually. Reaching the deductible [...]
CMS released a survey of Medicare beneficiaries during COVID-19 View CMS press release According to the survey, the most common type of forgone care because of the pandemic was dental care (43%), followed by regular check-up (36%), treatment for ongoing condition (36%), and diagnostic or medical screening test (32%). The most common reason cited [...]
Ask your Member of Congress to support and cosponsor commonsense legislation that would ensure Medicare beneficiaries may continue to access care through telehealth after the current health crisis has passed. The Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020 (H.R. 7663) would do just that. For too long, outdated and overly burdensome restrictions in Medicare [...]
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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.
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