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BlueCare Tennessee aligns with recent CMS regulations, which allow for telehealth visits via platforms like Apple FaceTime, Facebook Messenger video chat, Skype, Google Hangouts video and Zoom. Will BlueCare Tennessee waive the copay for telehealth?What is telehealth and how does it work?
All health plan members have access to virtual medical Telehealth programs. You can talk to a doctor for non-emergency medical care, 24/7, by phone, computer or tablet from anywhere, at any time. The cost is less than a typical office visit when you use PhysicianNow or MDLive programs sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield (BCBST) and Cigna.Who can bill for telehealth services?
Only contracted and credentialed physicians, specialists, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants can bill for telehealth services. Additionally, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants who provide telehealth services must be supervised by a contracted physician.Do I have access to virtual telehealth visits with my insurance?
All health plan members have access to virtual telehealth visits with health insurance benefits. PhysicianNow and MDLive carrier sponsored 24/7 virtual medical care with non-emergency medical doctors is available when you need it.