MetroPlus Health Plan Now Offering Medical, Mental Telehealth Provider Visits

MetroPlus Health Plan has announced a new program to offer telehealth medical and mental health provider visits to its membership, the company said.

As of March 23, more than 500,000 MetroPlus members now have a convenient, low-cost, and safe way to access their care through the use of telehealth.

The new service, supported by a partnership with Amwell, enables MetroPlus members to visit a doctor on a secure connection over the Internet via a smart phone, tablet or computer for general medical and mental health needs.

The collaboration between MetroPlus, the health insurance plan of NYC Health + Hospitals, and Amwell is one more way the health plan is implementing new technology to improve access to affordable, quality health care for New Yorkers. The service will be offered free of charge to MetroPlus members.

For more information about MetroPlus plans, benefits, and services, visit www.metroplus.org and join the conversation at facebook.com/metroplushealth and twitter @metroplushealth.

Amwell is a telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. For more information visit https://business.amwell.com/.