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Online Urgent Care 24/7
$59 - board-certified doctors, anytime, anywhere

Scheduled Visits
Online visits with your Beacon provider.

Nutrition Counseling
$75 - scheduled visits with registered dietitians

Behavioral Health Counseling
$119 or less - scheduled and on-demand visits with licensed counselors and psychologists

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Telehealth

NOTE: Due to increased demand, wait times may be longer than normal.

With telehealth through Beacon Connected Care, you and your family have 24/7 online access to care from board-certified doctors for minor urgent care needs, nutrition counseling and behavioral health counseling.

Online access is private, secure, fast and easy – all from your smartphone, tablet or computer. If you believe your condition is life threatening, call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest Emergency Room. For any technical or telehealth support issues, please do not hesitate to call our support line at 855.667.9719 or view the telehealth troubleshooting guide.

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How does Beacon Connected Care Work?

Learn

The care you and your family (adults and children six months and older) needs is easy with telehealth. Access is private and secure care from your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Download

Download the app (App Store or Google Play) or visit online. Sign up only takes a few minutes.

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play
Choose

Choose the provider that works best for you. We’ll show you a list of available providers along with their experience and ratings before you choose and start your visit.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Telehealth

What is telehealth?

Telehealth is a virtual doctor visit on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Beacon Health System’s telehealth care is private, secure, fast and an easy way to see a doctor online, 24/7/365. You and your family can have a video visit for minor health care issues — from your home, office or anywhere.

What are the benefits of using telehealth?

  • Access to care from any location.
  • Open 24 Hours, no appointments for urgent care.
  • Just sign in and have your visit.
  • Coverage: Beacon Connected Care is a cost-efficient way to get the care you need.

What are some reasons to use online doctor visits?

  • You need a doctor, but can’t fit it into your schedule.
  • Your doctor’s office is closed.
  • You have children at home and don’t want to bring them with you.
  • It’s difficult for you to get to a doctor’s appointment.
  • You are new to or visiting the area.

What kinds of conditions can be treated via telehealth?

  1. Common minor health issues: flu-like symptoms including fever, cough, sore throat, headaches; nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, bites, sinus pain or pressure, congestion, pink eye, allergies, and other common non-life-threatening conditions.
  2. Nutritional advice:connect online with a board-certified dietitian. The cost is the same for visits on the weekend, holidays or at night. If you or your family needs nutritional advice, a registered dietitian can help with weight loss and meal planning, special dietary needs: food allergies, gluten-free, vegetarian; medical conditions: high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, digestive disorders, pregnancy and pediatric nutrition; vitamins and supplements, and sports nutrition. Sessions are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET). Appointments can be easily self-scheduled through the Beacon Connected Care system.
  3. Behavioral health counseling:our licensed counselors and psychologists can provide advice and counseling for depression, anxiety, bereavement, couples therapy, trauma, insomnia, stress and more. A typical counseling visit on Beacon Connected Care is 45 minutes on-demand or scheduled. The average number of visits a patient has is 6, but each patient has an individualized treatment plan and your counselor or psychologist may recommended greater or fewer number of visits. Log in at least 15 minutes before your visit to test your device, complete pre-visit questions and submit payment.

Who are the providers performing the online video visits?

Beacon Health System extends our provider and urgent care network by partnering with the Online Care Group, the nation’s first and largest primary care group devoted to telehealth. The physicians are U.S. board-certified doctors with an average of 15 years of experience and are licensed to practice medicine in Indiana and Michigan (and most other states). You can read each doctor’s profile to learn about his or her education and experience before beginning a virtual visit. All of our providers are certified and credentialed according to National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards.

How do I prepare for an online doctor visit?

  • Download, install, and launch the App or sign up online
  • Test your connection 10-15 minutes in advance
  • Click to begin your telehealth visit
  • To prepare, visit https://beaconconnectedcare.org and choose “Test Computer”

Can I get a prescription via telehealth?

If your diagnosis warrants a prescription, your Beacon Connected Care doctor will send it to a Beacon Pharmacy or your pharmacy of choice. Certain medications-including controlled substances (such as narcotics, ADHD medications, and strong pain medicines) cannot be prescribed via a telehealth visit.

How long does an online doctor visit take?

Once logged in and registered, it takes just a few minutes before you begin your video visit with a provider. A typical telehealth visit lasts about 10 minutes.

Does Beacon Connected Care accept insurance?

We do not accept insurance. But, some insurance companies cover telehealth sessions like a regular office visit. You will receive a detailed receipt after your visit which you can submit for reimbursement. If your insurance company doesn’t currently cover telehealth, you can still use the service.