November 3, 2021
Health IT
  • FAIR Health’s Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker shows that telehealth use among individuals with private health insurance increased by almost 13 percent from July to August. The top five reasons for telehealth visits in August were mental health conditions (47.5 percent), acute respiratory diseases and infections (8.2 percent), COVID-19 (3.5 percent), skin infections and issues (2.1 percent), and urinary tract infections (2 percent). It was the first time since January 2021 that COVID-19 joined the top five telehealth diagnoses recorded across the U.S. (Press release here)