Bloomberg: Sam Glick on Telehealth Expanding During COVID

Jun 17, 2020

Telehealth services have been available for years, but during COVID people are now trying it for the first time.


More than 70% of people with health insurance have access to telehealth through their plans, and many insurers have partnerships with telehealth providers, Sam Glick, a leader of the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center, an initiative of the management consulting firm, said. Still, the pandemic led many consumers to telehealth for the first time.

“Before Covid, fewer than 10% had ever used it,” Glick said. “Now with Covid, a lot more people have tried it.”

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