National telehealth utilization fell 3.7% in October

National telehealth utilization declined by 3.7 percent in October, according to Fair Health's Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker. 

The Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker uses Fair Health data to track how telehealth is evolving from month to month. In October, the tracker found the following utilization trends:

  • National telehealth utilization declined 3.7 percent, from 5.4 percent of medical claim lines in September to 5.2 percent in October.

  • The decline in telehealth utilization was larger than the national average in the South (6.8 percent), Midwest (4.9 percent) and West (4.1 percent). 

  • Telehealth utilization in the Northeast increased by 1.7 percent. 

  • COVID-19 was the top five telehealth diagnoses nationally in October 2022.

  • Social worker was the number one telehealth specialty nationally.

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