Telemedicine is a smart, safe choice
Hi there! Did you know our members can meet with a doctor by web, phone or mobile app in under 10 minutes, 24/7? And they do it from the comfort and safety of home.
All members have access to Teladoc®, a convenient, lower-cost alternative to urgent care or the emergency room. So, if you’re sick and need care right away, Teladoc may be a great option while you protect yourself and others. And with our Aetna Direct and Aetna Medicare Advantage plans, it costs you $0 when you have Medicare Parts A&B.
What services are covered under Teladoc?
Our members get access to a variety of providers and services to get quality care at any time, for many everyday needs including behavioral health.
What are the common issues Teladoc doctors treat?
They can help treat non-emergencies like:
- Cold and flu
- Pink eye
- Skin infection and rash
- Upper respiratory infections
- Sore throat
- Sprains and strains
All Teladoc doctors are:
- U.S. board-certified internists, state-licensed family practitioners or pediatricians licensed to practice medicine in the U.S.
- U.S. residents
How do I keep on top of the latest benefit options?
Stay informed by visiting our Telemedicine page.
How do members get started?
Teladoc is perfect when traveling or when a member’s regular doctor isn't available. Simply visit Teladoc.com/aetna. Or call 1-855-Teladoc (1-855-835-2362) TTY: 711.
Till next time,
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