Published October 14, 2021
SchoolCare medical plan participants have access to a full complement of virtual care offerings that can help save you time and money. According to Cigna, virtual healthcare spiked 163% among SchoolCare participants last year. With virtual options you can access care from anywhere via video or phone and get quality care from board-certified doctors and pediatricians as well as licensed counselors and psychiatrists.
Save yourself a trip to the doctor’s office, urgent care or emergency room with virtual care for wellness visits and minor medical issues. Minor medical includes sore throat, allergies, cold and flu, rashes and more.
Benefits of virtual care include:
Wellness screenings are conducted through MD Live and require completion of an MD Live health assessment and a visit to a local lab for bloodwork and biometrics for the doctor to review during your appointment. Learn more (links to wellness screening flyer)
Your medical plan also includes a variety of virtual behavioral health care options including:
For wellness screenings and minor medical, login to myCigna and click “Connect Now” (circled in red at right) on the “Talk to a doctor or nurse 24/7” call out. To locate a Cigna Behavioral Health provider, visit myCigna.com, go to “Find Care & Costs” and enter “Virtual counselor” under “Doctor by Type,” or call the number on the back of your Cigna ID card 24/7.