Equitable Life creates guide to accessing virtual healthcare at no cost
With many health clinics closed and the healthcare system under strain, people are looking to access a doctor and other health providers virtually.
To make it easier for plan members, we’ve created the Guide to Accessing Virtual Health Care Services on the plan member section of EquitableHealth.ca. This online resource provides information about and links to a range of virtual health services they need to take care of their health and the health of their family during these challenging times.
The Guide also indicates which services can be accessed for free. In some provinces, online doctor visits are now covered by the public health plan, so there’s no cost to the patient to access them as long as they provide their valid provincial health card. In other provinces, the nominal fee can be claimed on a Health Care Spending Account.
We will continue to update the Guide as more virtual healthcare providers and services become available.