Sometimes it takes a world-wide crisis for people to embrace a new way of doing things. Since COVID-19 disrupted our nation’s healthcare system, the use of telemedicine has seen a dramatic rise. Although the technology has been around for a while, patients and providers alike have more fully embraced it in 2020. Now employers are recognizing the benefits of offering a telemedicine plan within their employee health plans. And soon employees will begin to expect it.
Through the group health insurance plans we offer, you can elect to offer telemedicine services via the HealthiestYou app. Your employees will have access to doctors and therapists by phone, video or directly through the app. HealthiestYou offers intuitive, patient-centered online tools including:
However, the largest benefit of offering access to telemedicine to your employees is that you are promoting better health.