Anthem offers virtual doctor appointments
Ohio.com Akron Beacon Journal
By Cheryl Powell
One of the largest insurers in the state is offering its enrollees appointments with a doctor from the comfort of their home — or anywhere else there’s a computer.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield recently launched a virtual doctor appointment service for non-emergency problems such as sore throats, allergies and minor infections.Read More
Tool built to 'mimic' face-to-face exams
Visiting a doctor will soon be as easy as logging onto a computer for hundreds of thousands of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members in Ohio.
But people in Kentucky won’t have access due to a state law requiring a doctor to physically examine a patient to write a prescription.
Next month, Anthem will begin rolling out a newly launched partnership with Live Health Online, a web-based tool that offers virtual doctor visits for time-strapped patients.Read More