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Behavioral Health Telehealth Visits Increased 6,500% During The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency; Total Claims Up Slightly

Claims for behavioral health evaluation and management (E&M) telehealth visits increased by 6,500% from January 2020 to February 2021 in the United States. However, during this period, which coincided with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, the actual number of mental health claims overall increased only slightly.

For behavioral heath E&M, the number of unique consumers per month in January 2020 versus February 2021 was 1.8 million and 1.8 million, respectively. No change. The number of telehealth claims in …

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