Most Medicare Beneficiaries Report Not Skipping Care Due To COVID-19

By Michelle M. Stein / October 16, 2020 at 4:12 PM
The vast majority of Medicare beneficiaries surveyed by CMS say they did not forego medical care for non-COVID-19 concerns during the pandemic, according to a survey released Friday (Oct. 16), but 21% said they did skip needed medical care and dental care was the most likely to be skipped. CMS surveyed more than 11,000 beneficiaries between June 10 and July 15 and asked about the effects of the pandemic on their lives. Foregone care has been a concern during the...

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