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What is Telemedicine

Telemedicine Program

Telemedicine is the single best investment I’ve made for my growing family. We’ve used the program countless times over recent years which has saved us many tedious doctor visits.

Our first call alone likely saved us the $159 we paid for the plan. Highly recommend it and I can’t thank you enough for recommending such a useful company.

Teladoc

Teladoc is a national network of U.S. board-certified, NCQA certified, and state-licensed physicians who use electronic health records, telephonic consultations, and online video consultations to diagnose conditions, recommend treatment and write short-term, non-DEA controlled prescriptions when medically appropriate.

Physicians are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, allowing you and your family convenient access to quality care from home, work, or on the go. Cost of Consultation: Free!

Teladoc Highlights:

  • 97% member satisfaction, 91% medical resolution, and 97% physician satisfaction
  • Secure, personal, and portable electronic health records
  • The average consultation time is 12 minutes.
  • On average, members receive a call back from the physician in 22 minutes.
  • Teladoc guarantees all members will receive a call back from a physician in three hours. (Teladoc physicians successfully completed 99.6% of the consult requests within three hours in the past year.)
  • On average, Teladoc physicians resolve 91% of the calls. The remaining calls are referred to the member’s PCP, a specialist, or the ER unless the member is seeking a prescription that is outside the Teladoc scope of service.
  • Pediatric network available
  • No age restrictions

Call Teladoc:

  • When your physician is not available
  • After normal hours of operation
  • For non-emergency care
  • On vacation or business trip

Use Teladoc for non-emergency medical issues such as:

  • Cold or flu
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Sinus Infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Allergies
  • Pink Eye
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Poison Ivy

©2015 Teladoc, Inc. All rights reserved. Teladoc and the Teladoc logo are registered trademarks of Teladoc, Inc. and may not be used without written permission. Teladoc does not replace the primary care physician. Teladoc does not guarantee that a prescription will be written. Teladoc operates subject to state regulation and may not be available in certain states. Please visit http://www.careington.com/teladoc for a complete list of state availability. Teladoc does not prescribe DEA controlled substances, non-therapeutic drugs, and certain other drugs which may be harmful because of their potential for abuse. Teladoc physicians reserve the right to deny care for potential misuse of services. Teladoc phone consultations are available 24 hours, 7 days a week while video consultations are available during the hours of 7 am to 9 pm, 7 days a week.

             Save 17% by Paying Annually!

Elder woman with dentist in the dental office Save 5% to 60% on most dental procedures.

Other Plan Benefits

Dental

Save 5% to 60% on most dental procedures including routine oral exams, unlimited cleanings, and major work such as dentures, root canals, and crowns through one of the largest dental networks nationally with a focus on neighborhood dentists. Provider Lookup

Vision

VSP Vision Savings Pass is a discount vision program that offers savings on eye care and eyewear. Members receive Exclusive Member Extras and special offers in addition to access to discounts through trusted, private-practice VSP doctors on eye and contact lens exams, glasses, and sunglasses. Provider Lookup

Vision Correction Surgery

QualSight LASIK

Serving you with choice, quality, and savings.

Members will receive savings of 40% to 50% off the overall national average cost for Traditional LASIK surgery through QualSight. Members can receive significant savings on newer procedures like Custom Bladeless (all laser) LASIK.

QualSight has more than 800 locations, so members can choose the provider and the LASIK

Medical Information

eDocAmerica is an online health and wellness service that provides 24/7 unlimited access to physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, dentists, dietitians, fitness trainers, alternative medicine doctors, and eye doctors for routine medical questions and information.

Prescription Discounts

Members will have access to savings between 15% to 60% off the retail price of generic drugs and 10% to 25% off the retail price of brand-name drugs at over 68,000 participating pharmacies nationwide including Safeway, CVS, Duane Reade, Wal-Mart, Target, Walgreens, Rite Aid and many more. Even if members have prescription benefits through a Health Insurance carrier, a comparison of costs between the two programs should be performed to determine the most savings.

Disclosures: THIS PLAN IS NOT INSURANCE and is not intended to replace health insurance. This plan does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under M.G.L. c.111M and 956 CMR 5.00. This plan is not a Qualified Health Plan under the Affordable Care Act. This is not a Medicare prescription drug plan. The range of discounts will vary depending on the type of provider and service. The plan does not pay providers directly. Plan members must pay for all services but will receive a discount from participating providers. The list of participating providers is at www.careington.com/members. A written list of participating providers is available upon request. You may cancel within the first 30 days after receipt of membership materials and receive a full refund, less a nominal processing fee (nominal fee for MD residents is $5, AR and TN residents will be refunded processing fee). Discount Medical Plan Organization and administrator: Careington International Corporation, 7400 Gaylord Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034; phone 800-441-0380. This plan is not available in Vermont or Washington.

Owner and CEO of Smedley Insurance Group, Inc. at iHealthBrokers | Smedley Insurance Group, Inc. | Website | + posts

Jesse Smedley is the Principal Broker for iHealthBrokers and the founder, president, and CEO of Smedley Insurance Group, Inc. and iHealthBrokers.com. Since the inception of SIG in 2007, Jesse has been dedicated to helping people save money on their health insurance by providing them with resources to educate themselves on all their health insurance options, both under age 65 and Medicare beneficiaries. He is featured in many publications as well as writes regularly for expert columns regarding health insurance and Medicare.

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