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October 5, 2017

A new survey by HealthMine shows 57% of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older don’t know whether their health plan offers telehealth. Another 31% say the option is not available to them.

Read more at Healthcare Dive. 

October 4, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have heightened the realization that access to medical care — both doctors and health facilities — can be cut off just when seniors may need it most. But even though digital communications and telemedicine can help to bridge this gap, many seniors don’t even know whether their health plan offers it — and that’s if they are digitally connected enough to access it.

Read more at BenefitsPRO.

October 3, 2017

A new survey from HealthMine of 500 Medicare users aged 65 and older suggests that most Medicare beneficiaries still either don’t have access to telemedicine options or aren’t aware of those options. Since the survey data is self-reported, it’s hard to tell which is the case.

Read more at MobiHealthNews. 

September 29, 2017

Nearly six in 10 (57 percent) of Medicare health plan members aged 65 and over said they are unsure if their health plan offers telemedicine, while another 31 percent said that telemedicine is not offered by their plan, according to a recent survey. The survey, from Dallas-based healthcare technology company HealthMine, included responses from 500 Medicare members. The remaining 12 percent of respondents said that their health plan does offer telemedicine.

Read more at Health Informatics.

September 28, 2017

A new HealthMine survey finds that many seniors don't know if their Medicare plan covers telehealth services. This points to a gap in communication between health plans and their most vulnerable members.

Read more at mHealthIntelligence. 

September 26, 2017

A HealthMine survey revealed that 57% of Medicare health plan members aged 65+ said they are unsure if their health plan offers telemedicine; another 31% say that telemedicine is not offered by their plan.

Read more at RCM Answers.