Doctor looking at x-ray through phone screen Telehealth usage declined in April in all four U.S. census regions, with the greatest decline in the South, where the decrease was 12.2%.

The popularity of telehealth appears to be waning as the pandemic winds down. Usage in April declined nationally for the third straight month, according to FAIR Health’s Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker.

Telehealth claim lines (individual services or procedures listed on an insurance claim) declined 12.5% nationally as a percentage of medical claim lines, decreasing from 5.6% of claim lines in March 2021 to 4.9% in April. This was a greater decrease than the drop of 5.1% in March but not as great as the decrease of 15.7% in February.

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