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VA Telehealth’s Widening Rural-Urban Divide During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Topic: Access
Date: 03/09/2023

Lucinda Leung,  MD, PhD, MPH VA telehealth programming had focused largely on rural populations where disparities in health care access and telehealth use existed, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced an expansion to offer telehealth more broadly. Lucinda Leung, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses rural-urban differences in VA telehealth use nationally before and after pandemic onset.

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