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Your personal physician can refer you to a specialist, or you may refer yourself. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Adventist Health Care Coordination Center at (866) 832-8218.

Meet the Telehealth specialists

Telehealth specialists are Adventist Health physicians who are contracted within the Blue Shield network.

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Find a Telehealth location

Telehealth covers specialist visits as a network benefit regardless of the clinic location. Telehealth locations are primarily in rural areas, but include urban areas, too.

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Telehealth

 

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth gives Blue Shield PPO members in both remote and urban areas more convenient access to specialist care and services.

Adventist HealthThis special collaboration between Blue Shield and Adventist Health helps reduce the time, cost and stress of traveling to a long-distance medical appointment. Telehealth services are available at about 20 Adventist Health clinics. Interactive video technology brings leading specialists from across California closer to you.


Your Telehealth visit: What to expect

Blue Shield PPO members, including those who purchased coverage through Covered California, can seek specialty care through the Telehealth network.

Telehealth comes with a human touch – a care coordinator will guide and support you through your visit. They will introduce you to the specialist, help you operate the telemedicine equipment and assist with any examinations.

Specialties available at Telehealth sites

Visits are private and confidential. Your information is encrypted and transmitted through a highly secure connection on the Adventist Health secure data network.

The cost to see a Telehealth specialist is the same as the specialist copay amount on your plan. The types of visits available include: 

  • Cardiology

  • Dermatology

  • Endocrinology

  • Neurology

  • Pulmonology

  • Rheumatology

  • Orthopedics

  • Infectious diseases

  • Gastroenterology

  • Hematology

  • Oncology