The use of telehealth in primary care has declined since a surge in the early days of the pandemic and stabilized in June at 22.7% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries' primary care appointments, according to an HHS report. Regulatory flexibility "played a critical role in helping to maintain access to primary health care services ... [and] there may be continued demand for telehealth in Medicare, even after the pandemic ends," the report says.
HHS report: Telehealth for primary care leveling off
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