1152 votes - Medical - First release: 2019-11-06T08:00:00Z
Description - 12+
When you need a doctor now, Blue KC Virtual Care will connect you to a board-certified doctor or licensed therapist using your mobile device or computer.
Doctors are available 24/7 to treat you for urgent medical needs.
NEW! Behavioral health therapy is available by appointment and subject to your plans therapy benefit.
Benefits of Virtual Care·
Convenience—Providers are available 24/7, including after-hours and weekends
Saves Time—Be seen by a provider in minutes, no need to get in a car or miss work
Cost—Typical physician visits cost less than a trip to the emergency room
Privacy— All visits are secure and treated in accordance with HIPAA
Using Blue KC Virtual Care is easy:
1. Download the app
2. Register using your Blue KC ID card and registration code
3. Choose the type of service - Urgent Care; Therapy; or Psychiatry
4. Pick an available provider or schedule your visit
Examples of How Blue KC Virtual Care Can Help
Urgent Care—Cold and flu, bronchitis, sinus and respiratory infections, sore throat, diarrhea, gout, strep throat, urinary tract infections, pinkeye, hypertension, migraines, pneumonia
Therapy—Depression and anxiety, sleep disorders, substance use disorder, trauma, child behavior, bereavement, stress.
If you have any questions or want to learn more visit www.mybluekc.com
Please note that telehealth is not for emergencies. If you’re having a medical emergency, call 911.
If you are an Apple Health user you will have the option to share important health information with your provider during your video visit. Sharing Apple Health data is optional but allows the provider to see heart rate, weight, and other health information to help them make a more accurate diagnosis.