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Tamyra Hyatt

LexisNexis Risk Solutions 2021 Mental Health Report Validates Surge in Mental Health Telehealth Claims During Pandemic
LexisNexis Risk Solutions Health Care launched announced the COVID-19 2021 Mental Health Impact Report today. It’s not surprising that mental health telehealth visits increased during the pandemic. What is surprising is the dramatic spike of 6,500 percent in one year.

Pre-COVID, telehealth claims data showed an average of 16,000 patients per month. That number spiked dramatically from January 2020 through February 2021 to 1,020,000 per month. The new report tracks data from eight key metrics, including visits for anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. Especially during Mental Health Month, it’s timely to acknowledge the impact the pandemic has had on mental health services.


Report: https://risk.lexisnexis.com/insights-res...act-report