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

By Jessica Karins / April 26, 2022 at 11:20 AM
Telehealth made up the largest percent of private medical insurance claims in 2020, a new report finds, totaling 15.41 percent of all medical claims nationally. In 2019, telehealth represented only 0.23 percent of claims. Utilization of health care services fell in every other category that the report by FAIR Health looked at, including a 38 percent decrease in utilization of ambulatory surgical centers, 30 percent decrease in emergency rooms, and 16 percent decrease in urgent care centers. The new report...

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