Humana and Doctor on Demand Launch Virtual Primary Care Plan to Bring More Services with Lower Costs to Patients, Insurers, and EmployersSource: Business Wire
With Virtual Primary Care Physicians,
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“By partnering with Doctor On Demand, Humana is leading the market with
a modern approach to meeting the health plan needs of employers and
Employers and members who elect On Hand as their primary care plan will gain access to a breadth of in-network virtual care services, as well as an expanded clinical care team to help navigate the healthcare system. Patients will have one dedicated primary care physician and access to preventive care, urgent care and behavioral health all through convenient video visits. Patients will also get access to their digital health records and have more control over how they are shared. If needed, patients will receive doctor or specialist referrals for in-person visits that stay within Humana’s network, all supported by the clinical care team to help seamlessly coordinate continued care.
Virtual care not only improves access, but also creates new
opportunities to provide high-value health insurance for lower-premium
costs. On Hand costs significantly less than the average standard plan
today. There is also $0 copay for doctor visits using Doctor On Demand
On Hand features include:
- A dedicated primary care provider that creates a stronger patient-provider relationship
- Access to board-certified physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, and nurse practitioners
- Wellness visits to track overall patient health, as well as detect any health concerns
- In-network referrals and care coordination resulting in lower costs
- Standard medical device kit consisting of a digital blood pressure cuff, thermometer, and log
- Video visits and secure messaging
“By offering full mind and body care through our expanded clinical care team and fully-integrated technology platform, we’re putting the patient first and introducing continuity of care not previously available through virtual care solutions,” said Hill Ferguson, CEO of Doctor On Demand. “We’re thrilled to partner with Humana to offer this new health plan, one that improves access to high-quality care while reducing overall healthcare costs to the consumer and the health plan alike.”
About Doctor On Demand
Doctor On Demand, the nation’s leading virtual care provider, is reimagining what healthcare looks like for today’s world. Doctor on Demand’s nationwide healthcare platform puts the patient first by providing access to board-certified physicians, psychiatrists, licensed psychologists and a care coordination team via video visits, voice and messaging. Doctor On Demand has a satisfaction rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars across the iTunes store and Google Play, and has become the virtual care provider of choice for hundreds of enterprise customers, including four of the Fortune 10 companies, and over two dozen health plan partners. Through its mobile application and website, consumers can access quality care in all 50 states with an average wait time of five minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Doctor On Demand delivers services through employers, health plans, and directly to consumers. While insurance isn’t required, tens of millions of Americans enjoy covered medical and behavioral health visits, including full mind and body services: preventive care, chronic care, urgent care, and behavioral health.
Doctor On Demand’s mission is to improve the world’s health through
compassionate care and innovation. It is headquartered in
On Hand™ is the first-in-market implementation of Synapse, Doctor On Demand’s new virtual care platform delivering next generation primary care. With Doctor On Demand’s national medical practice of employed board-certified physicians, Synapse is able to meet the needs of patients who want the option to see the same physician virtually and have continuity of care. Synapse also enables virtual care coordination to ensure the continuum of care is seamless and within network.
On Hand will begin rolling out to Humana members beginning
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other healthcare professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics, and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes healthcare easier to navigate and more effective.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:
- Annual reports to stockholders
Securities and Exchange Commissionfilings
- Most recent investor conference presentations
- Quarterly earnings news releases and conference calls
- Calendar of events
- Corporate Governance information
Source: Doctor On Demand
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