Manatt’s survey reveals that nearly all state Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) programs provide reimbursement for some telemedicine services, generally expanding access to telemedicine for their Medicaid FFS beneficiaries.
Healthcare IT News reports that 65% of patients with primary care providers would be willing to see them through a telehealth visit—and 50 million Americans would switch their family practice providers to have access to video visits.
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The use of telemedicine services is growing nationwide as providers and payors seek to improve access and better manage patient care, while reducing health care spending.
As discussed in our August Health Updatearticle on patient engagement and digital health—the first in our new digital health series—the advent of digital and telehealth technologies is rapidly changing the way patients interface with health systems.