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By bridging gaps in data, Vivity and their health system partners are ensuring patients get the right treatment in the right setting and proactively flagging high-risk members. This allows providers to compare strategies to improve the overall quality of care and reduce unnecessary procedures.
Unnecessary ER visits have a significant effect on health care costs. In fact, ER visits generate $1.2 million in expenses every single day. But for those times when the situation isn’t life-threatening but still needs immediate care, there are lots of options that can be more convenient, less expensive and more appropriate.
Check out how.
It’s normal to have some questions about what COVID-19 is and to think about protecting yourself and the people you care about the most. After all, there’s a lot of information going around about it right now.
If you develop a fever, have a cough, or have difficulty breathing, please see the below grid for what to do next. Let the provider know if you’ve been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19, or if you live in or have recently traveled to an area where the virus has spread.
|Health System/Medical Group||General Instructions|
|Cedars-Sinai||Call your PCP. More info here.|
|Good Samaritan IPA||Call your PCP.|
|Korean American IPA||Call your PCP.|
|Huntington Health Physicians/Healthcare Partners||Call your PCP. More info here.|
|MemorialCare/Greater Newport Physicians/Edinger Medical Group||Call our telephone advice nurses (877-MYMEMCARE) or your PCP. More info here.|
|PIH||Call your PCP. More info here.|
|Torrance||Call your PCP or 24/7 telephone advice nurses (310-517-1111). More info here.|
|UCLA||Call your PCP or send a secure message via MyChart patient portal, or call patient information hotline 310-267-3300 Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. More info here.|
All Vivity members also have access to LiveHealth Online through Mobile Health Consumer. It lets you see a doctor through live chat or video on your phone, tablet, or computer.
All Anthem Blue Cross/Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company (Anthem) plans now cover COVID-19 testing and the care visit where the test takes place with no cost-sharing/out-of-pocket costs.
If you’re diagnosed as having COVID-19, your Anthem health plan benefits apply to treatment.