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Insurers see financial value in telemedicine services

Insurers increasingly, albeit slowly, cover telemedicine services for their members in an effort to save money and increase care coordination, reports  Managed Care. "In five years, this will just be a common way people get care," John Jesser, Anthem's vice president of provider engagement and cost of care, told the magazine.

Will insurers' telemedicine use lead to wrong diagnoses?

Insurers are slowly incorporating telemedicine into their health plan offerings, but some doctors worry the increased use of online visits with patients could lead to wrong diagnoses.

Cigna to cover telehealth doctor consults

Cigna will begin offering telehealth consultations to some of its members next year after reaching a deal with a Florida-based telehealth company.