Table 1.

Characteristics of Participating Sites in Study of Community Health Center Providers' Experience of a Transition to Telemedicine During COVID-19—October to November 2020

Health CenterSizeUrban/RuralSubpopulationsPercentage of Medicaid, CHP, or Dual Eligible PatientsRace/EthnicityPrior Telemedicine Experience§
Site 1SmallUrban, suburbanI/DDN/AN/AYes
Site 2LargeUrban, suburban, ruralMigrant/seasonal farmworker46.4%21.6% White, 49.9% Hispanic, 25.6% Black, 2.9% OtherYes
Site 3SmallUrbanPersons experiencing homelessness62.4%8.2% White, 36.8% Hispanic, 51% Black, 4% OtherYes
Site 4MediumRuralMigrant/seasonal farmworker41.6%35% White, 50.3% Hispanic, 12.1% Black, 2.6% OtherYes
Site 5LargeUrbanPersons living with HIV64.0%8.2% White, 44.8% Hispanic, 40.3% Black, 6.7% OtherYes
Site 6LargeUrbanImmigrant67.7%0.7% White, 81.8% Hispanic, 15.2% Black, 2.3% OtherNo
Site 7LargeRural, suburbanN/A21.6%96.8% White, 1.3% Hispanic, 1.3% Black, 0.5% OtherYes
Site 8SmallUrbanLGBTQ+42.9%36.2% White, 22.8% Hispanic, 32.6% Black, 8.4% OtherNo
  • CHCANYS, Community Health Care Association of New York State; CHP, Capital Health Plan; I/DD, intellectual and developmental disabilities; LGBTQ+, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+; N/A, not applicable; UDS, Uniform Data System.

  • Size determined by the number of annual patients reported in 2018 UDS: Large > 50,000; Medium 50,000–10,000; Small < 10,000.

  • Percentage of patients by Medicaid status and race/ethnicity as reported in 2018 UDS.

  • § Experience in telemedicine indicated by whether they reported any telemedicine visits in the 2018 UDS/known telemedicine experience by CHCANYS staff.

  • Site 1 is a sub-recipient of Site 2 and does not report in 2018 UDS.