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Tap in to your summer survival kit: Try a Virtual Visit.

Are you gearing up for summer fun? Don’t let an unexpected stomach bug or bug bite leave you sitting in a busy waiting room.

There’s no fun in that.

Instead, you have another option for health care: a Virtual Visit.

Help whenever, wherever.

A Virtual Visit lets you video chat with a board-certified doctor on your mobile device, tablet or computer.* The doctor can give you a diagnosis — and even write a prescription if needed.**

There’s no appointment needed. And this service is available 24/7. With your UnitedHealthcare plan, your cost is $50 or less.***

Use a Virtual Visit for minor medical needs like these:

  • Allergies
  • Bladder or urinary tract infection
  • Colds or cough
  • Fever
  • Headaches
  • Pinkeye
  • Rash
  • Sinus problems
  • Sore throat
  • Stomachache

Already registered? That’s great!

You’re ready to save both time and money. An estimated 25 percent of emergency room visits could be treated with a Virtual Visit — bringing a potential $1,700 cost down to $50.****

All-star care you can trust.

Virtual Visit physicians are network providers. They have an average patient satisfaction rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Helpful hint: Before your visit, have the following items handy:

  • Health plan ID card
  • Credit card
  • Pharmacy location

What to do next

Remember that Virtual Visits are an option for care for some minor health concerns. Want to learn more before you start a Virtual Visit?

Also, be sure to tell your primary care physician (PCP) about any Virtual Visits you’ve made, as well as any new prescriptions.

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*Data rates may apply.

**Prescription services may not be available in all states.

***The Designated Virtual Visit Provider’s reduced rate for a Virtual Visit is subject to change at any time.

****Based on analysis of 2016 UnitedHealthcare emergency room claim volumes, where emergency room visits are low-acuity and could be treated in a Virtual Visit, PCP or urgent/convenient care setting.

Check your official health plan documents to see what services and providers are covered by your health plan. Virtual Visits are not an insurance product, health care provider or a health plan. Unless otherwise required, benefits are available only when services are delivered through a Designated Virtual Network Provider. Virtual Visits are not intended to address emergency or life-threatening medical conditions and should not be used in those circumstances. Services may not be available at all times or in all locations.

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