of employees say virtual appointments are as good as in-person visits.1
of employees say virtual appointments are better than in-person visits.1
of employers covered telehealth in 2019.6
of employers offer virtual mental-health coaching, up 13% from 2019.7
of workers expect their employers to offer telehealth to make returning to a physical workspace safer after the COVID-19 pandemic.7
of people say understanding how insurance covers telehealth would help them use it.2
say the same of simply receiving communication that telehealth is available.2
Talk with your broker sales representative to learn about telehealth and other value-added services available through Aflac.
1 Human Resource Executive. “Number of the Day: Virtual Healthcare.” Published 11.13.2020. Accessed 12.21.2020.
2 Doctor.com. “Telemedicine Adoption in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond.” Published 2020. Accessed 12.22.2020.
3 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. “HHS Issues New Report Highlighting Dramatic Trends in Medicare Beneficiary Telehealth Utilization Amid COVID-19.” Published 7.28.2020. Accessed 12.21.2020.
4 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Telehealth in Rural Communities.” Published 8.18.2020. Accessed 12.22.2020.
5 Home Health Care News. “Telehealth Program for CHF Patients Helps Mercy Home Health Cut Re-Hospitalization Rate to 5.26%.” Published 2.18.2020. Accessed 12.22.2020.
6 Society for Human Resource Management. “SHRM 2019 Employee Benefits Survey: Student Loan Repayment, Paternity Leave, Standing Desks and Telemedicine All Ticking Upward.” Published 6.25.2019. Accessed 12.21.2020.
7 Aflac WorkForces Report. “Workplace Benefits Trends Executive Summary.” Published September 2020. Accessed 12.21.2020.
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