(Boston, MA) April 15, 2016 – Today, access to quality, convenient, and cost-effective medical care is anything but guaranteed. Almost 75% of all doctor, urgent care, and ER visits are either unnecessary or could be handled safely and effectively by phone or through video. To address this, Maxwell Health announced a partnership with Teladoc, the nation’s first and largest telehealth platform, delivering on-demand health care anytime, anywhere, via mobile devices, the Internet, video, and phone. Teladoc’s -platform connects members with a national network of board-certified, state-licensed physicians that treats a wide range of non-emergent conditions. More than 14 million unique individuals benefit from access to Teladoc 24/7/365 at a minimal cost. Service is delivered with an median response time of less than 10 minutes from the time a member requests a telehealth visit to the time they speak with a Teladoc physician. In 2015, Teladoc delivered nearly 70% all telehealth consults visits (575,000) provided in the U.S., saving employees time and money.
“Teladoc is an institution in the telehealth industry. They are absolutely best-in-class, and we are excited to bring this incredibly relevant solution to market,” said Mike Zarrillo, VP of Strategic Partnerships and Marketplace at Maxwell Health. “They share our vision for a future of American health care that is completely employee-centric. They are laser-focused on helping families navigate the complexities of health care and access care wherever, whenever, and however they prefer. We believe that telehealth is a critical step to achieve that vision, and we’re so excited for the impact this will have on the companies and people we serve.”
Maxwell Health is an employee benefits technology platform and innovative marketplace solution that makes benefits and HR simple for employers and their employees.
With Maxwell, companies working with benefits advisors across the country get a customized benefits storefront where their employees can enroll in all their benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, and financial benefits such as HRA/HSA/FSA. Maxwell’s comprehensive HR and benefits administration system supports complex benefit strategies and integrates with leading payroll solutions for streamlined HR processes.
Maxwell’s beautiful shopping interface makes it easy for employees to choose benefits for themselves and their families, and after enrollment, employees are able to access their benefits through a mobile app (available on iOS and Android) that includes virtual insurance ID cards, a turnkey wellness program to incentivize healthy actions, and convenient access to support for health and benefits-related questions.
The Maxwell Marketplace is a curated virtual storefront of relevant products and solutions from best-in-class insurance, lifestyle, and financial vendors that redefines what it means to be covered. It features voluntary and ancillary worksite policies from the most innovative insurance carriers in the country, as well as other market-leading health, wellness, and financial solutions including a healthcare concierge service, identity theft protection, 401(k) advisory assistance, and socially responsible employee loan programs. Teladoc is the latest to join these ranks.
About Maxwell Health
Maxwell Health is a technology platform and innovative marketplace solution that makes benefits and HR simple. Maxwell streamlines the administration of benefits, human resources, and payroll for HR administrators, and its beautiful, modern experience makes it easy for employees to choose and use their benefits, helping them achieve better health and financial security. Leading benefits advisors and insurance carriers partner with Maxwell to deliver a state-of-the-art benefits and HR experience for small-to-mid-size employers and their employees. To learn more about Maxwell Health, please visit maxwellhealth.com.
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Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) is the nation’s first and largest telehealth platform, delivering on-demand health care anytime, from almost anywhere via mobile devices, the Internet, secure video and phone. Teladoc provides consumers with access to its network of more than 3,100 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health professionals who provide care for a wide range of non-emergency conditions. With a median response time of less than 10 minutes, Teladoc physicians performed over 575,000 telehealth visits in 2015. Teladoc and its physicians consistently earn a 95 percent member satisfaction rating or better, and Teladoc is the first telehealth provider to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its physician credentialing process.
Recognized in June 2015 by MIT Technology Review as one of the “50 Smartest Companies,” Teladoc works with health plans, employers, organizations and individuals to provide access to affordable, high-quality health care on-demand. Teladoc is transforming the access, cost and quality dynamics of health care delivery. For more information, please visit teladoc.com, twitter.com/teladoc, facebook.com/teladoc or linkedin.com/teladoc.