Fast Company January 13, 2020
For the 12 million people covered by the health insurer, your annual primary care checkup will now be available via video chat.
Health insurance company Cigna is launching a new video-based primary care service that will reach over 12 million people. The company is partnering with MDLive, which already provides telehealth services to several hospitals including Humana and some locations of Blue Cross Blue Shield. However, this is the first time it has waded into primary care.
Due to fears that a whole generation of doctors will soon be retiring, reducing the supply of available doctors and therefore appointments, there is an increasing push from the medical community to...