Recent Trends in Medicare Telehealth Utilization
Monthly Medicare telehealth utilization peaked in April 2020 at 204 telehealth visits per 1,000 and gradually declined through November 2020. Telehealth utilization was substantially higher for high-need, high-cost beneficiaries peaking at 403 telehealth visits per 1,000 in May but has also declined over time. Across Medicare ACOs, telehealth rates ranged from few than 50 visits per 1,000 to more than 600 visits per 1,000. More detailed information is available here.