• Five ways health plans can encourage telemedicine use

    25 days ago - By Managed Healthcare Executive

    The importance of telemedicine and for members to be digitally connected to their health plans has gained even more prominence in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
    However, a recent HealthMine survey showed that 57% of Medicare health plan members older than age 65 are unsure if their health plan offers telemedicine; another 31% say that telemedicine is not offered by their plan. The data comes from a HealthMine survey of 500 Medicare health consumers.
    The survey queried 500 insured consumers older than age 65 who were enrolled in a Medicare program in June/July 2017.
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