Oklahoma government selects telemedicine provider for state health insurance plans

The Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services formed an agreement with telemedicine provider SwiftMD to offer virtual care services for the state's self-funded HealthChoice PPO plans.

Three notes:

1. SwiftMD provides phone and video conferencing services with board-certified physicians in place of in-person appointments.

2. Under the new partnership, 150,000 HealthChoice PPO members and dependents will have access to SwiftMD.

3. The new services will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020.

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