Tufts Health Plan Expands Virtual Care Worldwide

Council member Tufts Health Plan is expanding its virtual care services for general medical conditions around the world.

Utilizing Teladoc, an app providing patients access to a medical provider, Tufts Health will enable users to get medical help for cold and flu symptoms, allergies, sinus infections and sore throats, along with other conditions. Improvements and expansions to the plan’s behavioral health and dermatology telehealth options are in the works.

“Telehealth is a game-changing technology for our members, providing them access to general medical care from anywhere in the world for a $0 copay,” said Jim Gallagher, vice president of marking and product strategy for commercial products at Tufts Health Plan. “For members seeking more convenient and immediate access to medical care, we are removing all of the barriers to assure our members seek and receive care when they need it.”

The Council commends Tufts Health Plan on its ongoing commitment to provide world-class healthcare in increasingly innovative ways. Read more in Becker’s Hospital Review.

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