HealthLeaders Media January 16, 2020
Virtual care is making the leap from urgent care to primary care, a move that could lead to lower cost plans from payers.
– The platform enables patients to build an ongoing relationship with a virtual primary care provider.
– Cigna will offer virtual annual wellness visits to many of its members beginning next quarter.
– Payers could create plans with less expensive premiums if members chose a virtual primary care provider, says MDLIVE’s CEO.
Virtual care just took a giant leap into the realm of primary care. As MDLIVE rolls out a new primary care platform, Cigna signed on to make the service available to 12.5 million of its members. The initiative was announced at the J.P....