From Business Health Trust medical provider Premera Blue Cross
Business Health Trust members enrolled in medical coverage through Premera Blue Cross can now access urgent and acute care from the comfort of their own home with DispatchHealth — a contracted provider with Premera.
DispatchHealth sends a care team to a member’s home to provide treatment for common injuries or health conditions that often send members to urgent care or the emergency room. With DispatchHealth, members receive high-quality care from a dedicated care team that includes a nurse practitioner or physician assistant and a medical technician, and avoid lengthy wait times in urgent care and emergency room facilities.
DispatchHealth can treat nearly everything an emergency room can aside from life-threatening medical issues. Services and treatments provided by DispatchHealth include but are not limited to:
- 12-lead electrocardiogram
- Advanced blood tests
- IV placement
- IV fluids
- Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting
- Urinary infections
Advantages to DispatchHealth
- Care is coordinated with the member’s primary care physician (PCP)
- Care team can share insight into social determinants of health
- Convenient and affordable alternative to emergency room visits
DispatchHealth has 44 service areas across the continental U.S. Members can initiate a visit by calling toll-free at 855-354-8961 or requesting an appointment online. Visit Dispatchhealth.com/locations to see all available locations.