Kaiser Permanente launches 'virtual-first' health plan in Washington

Healthcare IT News: In response to increasing patient demand for telehealth, Kaiser Permanente this week announced the launch of a new "virtual-first" healthcare plan in Washington state.

The plan, which will be available January 1, 2021, through Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington's direct to employer groups and consumers, will center telehealth as a foundational modality of care for patients with nonurgent issues.

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