Written by: Dave Muoio
Uninsured Massachusetts residents now have 24-7 access to free COVID-19 telehealth visits following a new partnership between Doctor on Demand and the Commonwealth.
According to the telehealth provider’s announcement, the virtual visits will handle questions an uninsured resident may have about the disease’s symptoms. Additionally, it will also support those who have been tagged by Massachusetts’ contact-tracing program and are in need of telehealth care.
The deal comes not long after the telehealth provider and MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program administrator, agreed to a similar COVID-19 arrangement for its 1.8 million plan members.
Both uninsured and Medicaid residents can access the service through the Android or iOS Doctor on Demand app, as well as through the company’s webpage.
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