Consumers now have a fast, more convenient way to see a doctor for non-emergency needs when their own doctor is not readily available.
Consumers can now use their smart phone, tablet or computer to have a live video visit with a board certified doctor of their choice to discuss non-emergency health issues from home, work or wherever they happen to be as long as they have a wi-fi signal or Internet access.
This new online care service, LiveHealth Online, launched in 2013 first to large-local and national employers. Doctors are available 24 hours, 365 days a year, including holidays.
Consumers a participating health plan can also use LiveHealth Online, simply by registering and paying for the visit with a credit card. Doctors using LiveHealth Online charge $49 per visit.