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Doctor on Demand Visits – a United Health Care Benefit

Date: May 26, 2020

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Employees and dependents currently enrolled in a PPO, HDHP, or EPO medical plan through United benefits have access to one of United’s telemedicine partners, Doctor on Demand, a telemedicine partner offered through United benefits, recently launched a free two-minute assessment, based on CDC guidelines to assist Flight Attendants in determining their risk of coronavirus based on your current symptoms. 

This assessment is available to all employees and families, regardless of your medical plan. You can take the assessment online. Once the assessment is complete, you will be provided personalized prevention recommendations. Then you can virtually connect with a doctor through Doctor on Demand. This eliminates the need to visit a doctor’s office, Urgent Care facility, or ER, reducing your exposure to others.

Doctor on Demandvisits cover non-emergency medical issues such as colds, flu, and sports

injuries, plus access to behavioral healthcare. The visits are generally treated the same as any other in-person doctor’s visits and are usually covered by your medical plan. Most of United’s medical plans treat Doctor on Demandvisits as in-network, costing you the same as your copay, however it is best to check with your medical plan for your personal coverage details.   For additional information regarding Doctor on Demand, visit doctorondemand.com/unitedairlines or call 800-997-6196.

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