The Impact of COVID-19 on Health Care Spending and Practice Patterns
HTI is working with a large insurer to examine the impact of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on health care enrollment, utilization, practice patterns, spending, and patient outcomes in major metropolitan areas. Using claims data, HTI is analyzing changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, including changes in physician practice patterns, health outcomes of non-COVID conditions (including MI, stroke, cancer, and other chronic conditions), components of health care spending, and enrollment with respect to market characteristics.
What is the impact of COVID-19 on enrollment/membership in health insurance, particularly with respect to mix across commercial, Managed Medicaid, and Managed Medicare insurance coverage?
What is the impact of COVID-19 on various components of health care spending, including inpatient and outpatient spending; physician revenue; and member out-of-pocket costs?
What is the impact of COVID-19 on various components of health care utilization, including inpatient and outpatient care; emergency room use; emergent procedures; mental health utilization; and telemedicine use?