This page will familiarize members and participants with the telehealth or remote services benefits that are made available by SUP health care providers. These benefits include access to video-conferencing with doctors and nurses, e-visits, mail order pharmacy, email, telephone, and app based connections.
These benefits are not intended to be a replacement for consultations and visits with primary care providers including doctors, nurses, theurapists, labs, etc. They are instead provided only as a supplement to primary care as may be convenient, especially during the pandemic when access to hospitals and clinics may be restricted depending on the region.
Here follows some of information related to telehealth services available to eligibile SUP members by region and by plan.
Kaiser has long had a telehealth benefit services and has recently expanded and enriched its menu of options due to COVID-19. The following information is by region and current as of September 11, 2020.
All Kaiser services can be access at Kaiser Permanente
HealthNet has provider contracts with Teladoc and MinuteClinic, a benefit recently made available to SUP members and participants by the Trustees. Almost all preventative care is free to participants and most other treatment or non-preventative care comes with co-pays only. The following describes the basics of both benefits and is current as of September 11, 2020.
All HealthNet services can be accessed from the login at HealthNet