Fear of the COVID-19 virus has caused many people to avoid necessary trips to a hospital or other healthcare providers. Many providers now worry that postponing essential care will have serious health implications for patients—particularly those living with chronic diseases or conditions.
Take a look at the infographic below to learn more about the risks of delaying critical care:
Fig1 Claims data is from Definitive Healthcare's Medical Claims database, and represents claims volumes through May 2020. Medical claims data is sourced from multiple clearinghouses in the United States and is updated on a monthly basis. Accessed May 2020.
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