WHAT IS TELEMEDICINE
Telemedicine is a benefit which allows you to access quality healthcare anytime and anywhere by phone, video, or email consultation. As much as 70% of all doctor visits for common conditions can be replaced with a telemedicine consultation. Telemedicine service can be a convenient complement to primary care.
WHEN CAN I USE IT
Telemedicine can be used for non-emergency medical issues in some of the following situations:
■ Your doctor or pediatrician is not available ■ It is not convenient to leave home or work
■ You are traveling and need medical care ■ For certain prescriptions or refills
COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED WITH TELEMEDICINE CONSULTATIONS
■ Insect Bites ■ Allergies ■ Bronchitis ■ Joint Aches & Pains ■ Asthma ■ Poison Ivy ■ Sports Injuries
■ Cold & Flu ■ Rashes ■ Constipation ■ Respiratory Infections ■ Diarrhea ■ Sinus Infections
■ Ear Infections ■ Skin Inflammations ■ Fever ■ Sore Throat ■ Headache ■ Urinary Tract Infections
■ Pediatric Care related to Cold & Flu ■ Constipation ■ Nausea ■ Vomiting ■ Ear Infections ■ Fever ■ Pink Eye
Please call TeleHealth MDLive at 888-365-1663 if you are an employee that elected TeleMedicine as a supplemental benefit
If you are enrolled in TRS ActiveCare Select or TRS ActiveCare2, your plan includes a FREE telemedicine benefit. Please call Teladoc at 855-835-2362 (ID and group number will be on your Aetna Medical Card).
Please note that if you are enrolled in TRS ActiveCare 1HD, Teladoc is available to you for a $40 consultation fee