New Benefit Solutions: Options for 2017
As of January 1, 2017, EmblemHealth will have a new arrangement with American Specialty Health Group, Inc. (ASH Group) to offer a full acupuncture benefit as an optional rider to quote for most large groups.
- Members will be covered for medically necessary acupuncture services when provided by an acupuncturist who is a Participating Provider in the ASH Network, subject to a $20 copay and a maximum limit of 20 visits per calendar year.
- We are partnering with American Well to provide a Telehealth benefit for large groups that can be quoted as of January 1, 2017. Small groups currently have access to this benefit.
- Telehealth provides virtual/on-line physician and registered dietitian services for members who need non-urgent care.
- In addition, small groups (both Off Exchange HMO and SHOP plans) will be embedded with the American Well Telehealth rider for $0 dollar copay.