Virtual care platform provider HealthTap+ is joining the telehealth market with HealthTap Concierge, an affordable pay-as-you-go service made to tackle biggest problems patients are facing when they need to get reliable and fast medical advice. These [problems] would include long appointment waiting times, commuting to a doctor’s office, and of course, high insurance co-pays.
There are more than 1 million doctors to choose from, offering not only advice but also medication refills, if needed.Designed to connect patients with doctors and other specialists, the only thing the program requires is a smartphone, tablet or PC. Users on their end get to choose between more than 1 million doctors from 105 medical specialties, who will not only provide them with advice but also with medication refills, if needed.
“With the all new HealthTap Concierge, we’re making Virtual Care an exciting reality by enabling people to interact with their trusted doctors and specialists at more convenient times, eliminating the need to take time off work, pay expensive fees or travel far,” said Ron Gutman, HealthTap Founder and CEO. “Consumer-driven healthcare is the future, and with HealthTap Concierge anyone can be part of this exciting future and invite their own doctors to transform medicine by delivering the most modern care and helping people everywhere feel good every day!”
The Concierge service costs $44 per consult, which is about the cost of a typical co-pay, and is free for HealthTap Prime members.