healthcare costs

Three Ways Call A Doctor Plus Does Telemedicine Better

They say employees aren’t using telemedicine. Here’s our response.
Telehealth is an emerging field. And, while most health benefit plans check the telemedicine box these days, not every employer is seeing the success they were hoping for.

Call A Doctor Plus is not your typical telemedicine provider. We know what it takes to help an organization succeed with telehealth. Below are some reasons why employees might not be using the telemedicine benefits being offered to them, and how we address these common concerns.

Utilization: At Call A Doctor Plus we know that a successful telemedicine program is measured by its utilization. If employees […]

August 13th, 2018|Telehealth & Industry News|

Why more small, midsize employers are turning to level-funding

This article was published on May 22, 2018 on Employee Benefit News, written by John Milne. Photo Source: Employee Benefit News.

Small and midsize businesses seeking flexible benefit plans for their employees that also provide a means to contain costs often feel their options are limited. The fully insured world restricts flexible and creative plan options, and many employers are stuck in a cycle of paying steep increases year over year because they’re being pooled with many other small plans.

A traditional self-funding model might also be out of the question without solid claims data to understand risk and your potential monthly claims.

However, […]

May 24th, 2018|Telehealth & Industry News|

Can Home Health Visits Help Keep People Out Of The ER?

This article was published on January 2, 2018 on National Public Radio, written by Selena Simmons-Duffin.

Telemedicine isn’t just for rural areas without a lot of doctors anymore.

In the last few years, urban areas all over the country have been exploring how they can connect to patients virtually to improve access to primary care and keep people from calling 911 for non-urgent problems.

In Washington, D.C., Mary’s Center, a community health center, is piloting a program to provide primary care virtually to Medicaid patients who can’t make it in to any of their clinics. Sometimes there are mobility or childcare issues, some […]

January 20th, 2018|Telehealth & Industry News|

A Letter from Our CEO

As 2017 came to an end, we were able to evaluate some key measures that we thought you would appreciate and could share with your office and clients:

For every $1 spent by our clients, Call A Doctor Plus saved $3.32 in healthcare expenses.
Our program utilization was 53.54%…more than 10 times greater than the carrier plans!
Average response time for our members was 10 minutes.
Satisfaction rate was 96%, as reported via the post-consult survey.
75% of consults ended up with an Rx issued.

Impressive statistics! We are most proud of our 53.54% utilization, which continues to support our claim […]

January 3rd, 2018|CADR+ Updates|