Telehealth Accessibility

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Is Telehealth really accessible?

With the onset of Covid-19, telehealth medicine started to become the norm for everyday life when many of us were unable to get toward doctors offices. However, as Covid-19 is starting to taper off many people with disabilities are finding it more challenging to get access to regular telehealth doctors visits.

A few reasons include lack of insurance coverage, overly full schedules, poor Internet connections, lack of universal access to technology, change in policies with telehealth, especially in the United States with ever-changing Medicare Laws.

The National Institute of Health (NIH) outline some of the major barriers for people with access to telehealth

Do you use telehealth? Do you still have access to your doctors? What are some of the pros and cons you are finding with telehealth several years after Covid-19?

Here's a really interesting YouTube video on the Top 5 Telemedicine Problems and Solutions to check out. Would love to know your thoughts.