Some employers would benefit if their older employees go on Medicare, and people in their 60s would have some safety net if they can't find a job with benefits. Provider revenues might take a hit because of lower Medicare reimbursement.
COVID-19 forced a shift to virtual behavioral health therapy. Some once-skeptical providers, however, are finding telehealth beneficial. Reimbursement and continued relaxation of regulations will determine whether it’s here to stay.