Health Insurance Providers Look to Telehealth During Emergencies

CHRIS REGAL | October 12, 2018

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When Hurricane Florence was forecasted to hit Washington, D.C., I received an alert from my health insurance provider that the storm was coming and could hinder access to care. Despite the incoming storm, I had peace of mind knowing I could still reach a board-certified clinician if I needed to because my health insurance provider offered 24/7 telehealth services during emergencies. Health insurance providers, hospitals, and technology providers connect patients with the care they need during normal conditions and especially before, during, and after emergencies such as hurricanes and other disasters. Anthem, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, and Capital BlueCross, for example, offered free telehealth consultations during Hurricane Florence, available to members in the affected states following the hurricane. Read more about Hurricane Florence initiatives on the AHIP website. Leading telemedicine innovators, such as American Well, Teladoc, Doctor on Demand, and MDLIVE (to name a few), have stepped up and made virtual care options available for people in affected areas.

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