The interactive dashboards in this tool present statistically accurate, weighted estimates from the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) COVID-19 Supplement Public Use Files (PUFs). You can use this tool to explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Medicare beneficiaries.

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PREVENTIVE BEHAVIORS

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicare beneficiaries have changed their health behaviors. Explore some preventive behaviors.

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FORGONE CARE

Some Medicare beneficiaries have had to put their health care on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. Examine types of forgone care.

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IMPACT ON DAILY LIFE

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the everyday lives of Medicare beneficiaries. Learn more about these consequences of the pandemic.

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IMPACT ON WELL-BEING

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the well-being of some Medicare beneficiaries. Explore the impacts of the pandemic.

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AVAILABILITY OF TELEMEDICINE

Some Medicare beneficiaries have received health care through telephone or video appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Examine how the availability of telemedicine differs among beneficiaries.

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INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19

Medicare beneficiaries get information about COVID-19 from a variety of sources. Investigate the different sources they rely on for information.

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VIEWS ON COVID-19 VACCINES

Medicare beneficiaries hold different views about getting vaccinated. Learn more about their attitudes on COVID-19 vaccines.

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PERCEPTIONS OF COVID-19 SEVERITY

Medicare beneficiaries have varying attitudes toward COVID-19 and the severity of the pandemic. Learn more.