Health

Argentina

Previnca Seguros launches the product High Complexity Senior Plus.Argentinatodoriesgo.com.ar, September 2, 2020. (Text in Spanish)
The High Senior Complexity Plus plan offers coverage to those over 60 years pf age. It covers more than 80 highly complex surgeries, serious illnesses, long-term care, rehabilitation, and second medical opinion. Additional benefits include drug discounts, online medical consultations, and psychological and nutritional assistance through video calling 24/7.

Australia & New Zealand

Beyond Blue launches 24/7 pandemic support service. HospitalHealth, August 7, 2020.
Beyond Blue has partnered with Accenture and Medibank to develop a 24/7 Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service. The service provides access to free and around-the-clock mental health information, phone and web-chat-based counselling, and referrals to other organizations.

Brazil      

Bradesco Saude launches Saude Digital online healthcare platform. Press release, July 31, 2020. (Text in Portuguese)
The Bradesco Saúde application allows customers to make immediate consultations, by video, with a dedicated medical team. This applies to cases of suspected COVID-19 or even in acute cases of low complexity. The service is available 24/7. Other digital services include receipt of prescription drugs, test requests, and certificates as well as referrals to other health services.

Canada

Manulife’s new policy to include COVID-19 medical cover. ITIJ, September 17, 2020.
The new travel insurance policy will include COVID-19 in its emergency medical coverage. The new policy will be available for domestic and international Canadian travellers planning trips even to countries subject to a level 3 travel advisory.

This app can monitor mental health by tracking your data. Ubergizmo, July 20, 2020.
The PROSIT app will track your mental health by looking at the way you use your phone. It looks at sleep patterns, exercise patterns, messaging logs, screen time, music preferences, and call history.

RBC Insurance rolling out additional mental-health resources. Benefits Canada, July 10, 2020,
RBC Insurance is offering additional mental health resources for plan sponsors and their members. The free resources include therapist-assisted online cognitive behavioural therapy through AbilitiCBT, as well as a series of manager mental health training webinars.

China

Ping An Good Doctor launches Ping An Doctor Home for Strategy + Product dual upgrade . PR Newswire, September 23, 2020.
Ping An Doctor Home, a multi-layered membership system of health steward services, targets individuals and families to help them achieve personalized health management. Private doctors with Ping An Doctor Home can help patients recover from minor diseases, while family doctors can track the entire family, from children, adults to the elderly, offering comprehensive healthcare services.

Avo Insurance introduces COVID-19 policy. ITIJ, August 10, 2020.
The new travel insurance plan policies are GBA Travel Protection and China Travel Protection. They will cover accidents and emergency medical services during the trip. Benefits such as a COVID-19 PCR test can be added. The policies also offer a hospital cash of HKD10,000 during the 30-day coverage period of Coronavirus Disease Protection, which starts from the person’s departure date.

Dominican Republic

IDB Lab and Yunén Group develop a telemedicine platform.Press release, July 16, 2020. (Text in Spanish)
Omnisalud Colectiva is a multichannel telemedicine platform that provides COVID-19 health-focused services.

El Salvador

Asesuisa launches new health insurance. Eleconomista, August 21, 2020. (Text in Spanish)
The two new plans are the Essential Health Plan and the Protected Health Plan. The Essential Health plan provides services such as medical consultations, psychological consultations, flu vaccination, healthy child control, and home healthcare service. The Protected Health Plan offers coverage only for hospitalizations through an authorized health network provider.

Germany

TUI launches Covid Protect, its new COVID-19 insurance. Tourinews, July 19, 2020.
COVID-19 insurance, under the name Covid Protect will be free for TUI customers travelling throughout this year, as well as being valid for new bookings and those already made. The plan includes a 24/7 telephone hotline and a medical tele-assistance app.

Hong Kong

QBE Hong Kong offers new mental health support coverage for Individual personal accident insurance products. Media Outreach, September 8, 2020.
The mental health support coverage is a new feature, and it will help to subsidize consultations with professional psychologists for those suffering from mental well-being concerns brought on by enforced work from home (WFH) arrangements during COVID-19. The digital capabilities of eClaims has been extended to both personal and business insurance products.

Aetna, MyDoc collaborate to offer digital healthcare services in Hong Kong. Life Insurance International, August 31, 2020.
Aetna has partnered with MyDoc services. The company aims to provide its members with a quick and convenient way for doctor consultations and enable same-day home delivery of medications. A pilot of the service will be offered to select clients initially.

Prudential and Huami expand partnership to deliver new health products and services to customers. Press release, August 28, 2020.
The partnership will give Pulse by Prudential (Pulse) users access to Huami’s Amazfit range of wearable technology. More than 16 million Prudential customers across Asia and Africa will have the potential to access Huami health products and services.

AIA partners with healthcare technology company Holmusk. Press release, August 7, 2020.
The partnership will enable AIA to digitally deliver a wider range of health coaching tools and solutions to AIA customers, including AIA Vitality customers. The new service will be launched first in Malaysia. Holmusk's nutrition coaching services will be available in AIA Vitality's nutrition, weight management, and chronic disease management offerings.

AXA Hong Kong launches additional coverage for COVID-19. Press release, August 6, 2020.
The new policy benefits include coverage for teleconsultations and claims for COVID-19 admission screening tests. It also includes an additional hospital cash benefit of HKD700 up to 45 days for a confirmed case of COVID-19 infection.

Prudential Partners with Hong Kong Baptist University School of Chinese Medicine (HKBUCM) for the first time to launch digital Chinese medicine health management services to promote holistic preventive treatment concepts. Global Travel Media, July 21, 2020.
This partnership will provide digital Chinese medicine health management services to all Pulse users in Hong Kong, empowering them to actively protect their health. The service helps to promote the Chinese medicine concept of pre-disease prevention, prevention of disease transformation and post-disease prevention of relapse.

India

Reliance General Insurance introduces Insurance Gift Card: Should you get one? The Economic Times, September 25, 2020.
Reliance General Insurance has announced the launch of its Insurance Gift Card. It is a prepaid card that will work like a regular gift voucher that can be used to buy a health insurance policy. The gift card has a validity of six months and can be used to buy a policy online.

Liberty General Insurance launches comprehensive health insurance plan for all medical emergencies. CNBC TV18, September 24, 2020.
 HealthPrime Connect is a comprehensive product for all health emergencies. It offers a sum insured option of up to Rs 1 crore coverage with no sub-limits, no co-pays, and no room rent capping. It comes in three versions: HealthPrime Connect Essential, HealthPrime Connect Optimum, and HealthPrime Connect Optimum Plus.

Bajaj Finserv launches first offering from its health-tech venture subsidiary. HealthWorld, September 22, 2020.
Aarogya Care is a product providing preventive, personalized, pre-paid health care packages to consumers.

Max Life launches add-on insurance cover for COVID-19. Mint, September 9, 2020.
The Max Life COVID-19 One Year Term Rider provides protection in case of diagnosis and death due to COVID-19. The premium starts at ₹271 for a sum assured of ₹1,00,000. The rider can be attached to 12 of Max Life’s existing products ranging from term plans, savings and income plans, to retirement plans.

Apollo Clinic joins hands with HDFC Life, will offer insurance products to its customers. Live Mint, August 28, 2020.
The agreement will allow Apollo Clinic to offer its customers a wide array of insurance products provided by HDFC Life. Apollo Clinic has 1.5 million customers across the country and more than 140 clinics.

AIA and Practo announce strategic partnership. Press release, August 4, 2020.
As a result of this partnership Tata AIA customers have preferred access to the Practo digital healthcare platform. The platform offers virtual consultations and the ability to order medicine and diagnostic tests. Practo has a network of 70,000 top-tier hospitals and clinics and over 100,000 doctors across India.

Canara Bank ties up with three insurers to provide Corona Kavach policies. LiveMint, July 31, 2020.
The bank has tied up with New India Assurance Company Ltd, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ld, and HDFC ERGO Health Insurance to sell short-term Corona Kavach policy to cover COVID-19-related health expenses.

SpiceJet launches COVID-19 insurance cover for passengers. Business Traveller, July 9, 2020.
SpiceJet is offering its passengers insurance cover for COVID-19 hospitalization. The insurance covers hospital costs and all pre- and post-hospitalization expenses for 30 and 60 days, respectively. The cover ranges between ₹50,000 and ₹ 300,000 for a premium starting from ₹443 to ₹1,564 a year (including GST).

BeatO introduces comprehensive diabetes care plan - diabetes total with in-built hospitalization cover. Pharmabiz.com, July 9, 2020.
Diabetes TOTAL is a monthly subscription plan with built-in hospitalization cover. The plan provides unlimited access to BeatO's diabetes monitoring and management system. Customers are rewarded if they manage their glucose levels by receiving discounts on their subscription costs. The monthly subscription fees starting at just Rs 999 per month.

HDFC ERGO launches Corona Kavach Policy. Product Brochure, July 2020.
The policy covers hospitalization, pre-post hospitalization, home care treatment expenses and AYUSH treatment in case anyone is tested positive of COVID-19 infection. The issue age for adults is 18 to 65 years.

Indonesia

AIA launches Phs Extra with affordable premiums and value of protection of up to IDR 65 billion. Press release, August 12, 2020. (Text in Indonesian).
Premier Hospital & Surgical Extra (PHS Extra) is a health protection product. It can be purchased through AIA Digibuy. To apply the customer can send a selfie with a KTP and use an electronic signature via the e-sign form.

AIA 1dapat4 aims to protect families from COVID-19. The Jakarta Post, July 23, 2020.
The AIA 1dapat4 program is designed to give protection to families. One insurance policy covers four family members that are listed on the Family Card. The program offers a highly affordable premium to get protection for four people, starting from Rp 1 million per month. It applies to family members from the ages of 5 to 65 years.

Japan

Axa Life launches riders for whole life medical insurance. Press release, September 23, 2020. (Text in Japanese)
The surgery support rider has an issue age of 20 to 85 years. The lump sum benefit (20,000 to 100,000 yen) is paid for inpatient surgery or radiation therapy. The outpatient rider has an issue age of 20 to 85 years. This rider offers a daily benefit of 1,000 to 5,000 yen.

justInCase - Walk your way to Health Insurance now available. Press release, September 1, 2020.
This is the first health insurance plan in Japan that offers premium discounts that are determined by the number of steps a customer takes and their BMI.  Customers can submit their BMI details on justInCase’s app, and their BMI details will also be used to determine the premium discount. In the future, justInCase will study other factors related to sleeping and eating habits in order to further evaluate and reward users.

Smartplus SSIC launches female medical insurance covering pregnancy to post-delivery and child. Press release, August 24, 2020. (Text in Japanese)
The female medical insurance plan has an issue age of 20 to 44 years. The benefit includes hospitalization lump sum, Hospital Cash Benefit (HCB), surgery, and outpatient surgery.

Taiyo Life to launch insurance in Japan tailored to COVID-19. Life Insurance International, August 19, 2020.
The new insurance product is for individuals hospitalized due to COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, or other infectious diseases. The hospital benefits insurance policy is said to offer ¥200,000 (around $1,900) in one-off benefits in the event of hospitalization due to illness or injury.

Taiyo Life launches Infection Disease plus Hospitalization Lump Sum Insurance. Press release, September 1, 2020. (Text in Japanese)
The insurance plan has the following issue ages 0-75 for term type, and 12-85 for whole life type. The policy period is ten years. Additional benefits include Accidental hospitalization lump sum benefit and a death benefit.

TM Anshin modify and launch simplified issued medical insurance, Medical Kit Yell . Press Release, August 2, 2020. (Text in Japanese)
Medical Kit Yell has an issue age of 20 to 85 years of age. The medical insurance offers the following benefits: HCB, surgery/radiation therapy, and a death benefit.

SOMPO Himawari Life partners with leading health tech company dacadoo to launch health engagement app Linkx score. Press release, July 28, 2020.
SOMPO Himawari Life is now in the process of customizing the health app provided by dacadoo for users in Japan and will offer it to its policyholders and insured customers. The aim is to improve customers’ overall health by actively utilizing dacadoo’s innovative digital technology through this partnership.

Malaysia

Allianz Care Solutions (ACS) creating strides in healthcare administration. Press release, August 2020.
ACS offers a one-stop medical administration and enquiry platform. Its support is being extended to the Allianz We Care Community Program. The program includes COVID-19 cash relief and death benefit and services such as the COVID-19 medical enquiry hotline, Telehealth, E-Pharmacy and Physiotherapist-on-call service.

Malawi

New Malawi Medical Scheme Wemas officially launches health insurance that guarantees cash back. AllAfrica, September 2, 2020.
Wella Medical Aid Society (WEMAS) launched the most innovative health insurance services in Malawi. The Medical Savings Plan offers cash back for any unused contributions. The account is strictly for hospital payment costs as outpatients.

Pakistan

EFU, HabibMetro to launch COVID-19 Cover. The Nation, July 11, 2020.
COVID-19 Cover provides a financial solution to HABIBMETRO customers who are financially and medically impacted during the ongoing pandemic. It is a plan that offers coverage for hospitalization charges and diagnostic test charges together with term life cover. The premium is as low as PKR 1,400.

Paraguay

COVID EXTRA cancellation insurance. Press release, July 2020. (Text in Portuguese)
The ALL ASSIST CARD product includes medical assistance for COVID-19. The COVID Extra product protects customers from any cancellation or travel disruption situation due to the virus.

Philippines

SingLife officially launched its partnership with GCash to offer no-fuss protection to Filipinos. Manila Bulletin, September 9, 2020.
SingLife partnered with GCash as it offers simple and flexible products at affordable prices. Cash for Dengue Costs is a product that provides a multilevel benefit against medical costs due to mild to severe cases of Dengue – a first of its kind in the market. SingLife will also offer the addition of a free COVID-19 rider.

Singapore

Singtel and Great Eastern partner to offer general insurance products with telco-centric benefits.
Press release, August 26, 2020.
The partnership will offer general insurance products spanning home, motor, and travel, jointly developed by both companies. Singtel will be introducing travel insurance with mobile-related benefits. This is another first in Singapore as it includes unique benefits such as reimbursement of Singtel mobile bills during hospitalization due to an accident.

Prudential and PAI Health enter partnership to deliver a new way to measure physical activity on digital health app, Pulse. Globe Newswire, July 28, 2020.
PAI Health services will be available to Pulse users across 11 markets in Asia. The activity metric for heart health, known as Personal Activity Intelligence, will be featured on the Pulse app.

Great Eastern offers comprehensive and affordable protection for the self-employed, freelancers and gig economy workers. Press release, June 29, 2020.
Great Eastern has partnered with Doctor Care Anywhere to offer the GREAT Comprehensive Care plan to cater to the self-employed, freelancers, and gig economy workers in Singapore in light of COVID-19. The plan offers Hospitalization Income, Personal Accident Coverage, and Outpatient Care in a single policy. The plan comes in Basic and Deluxe. The Basic plan has premiums starting as low as 73 cents a day (approximately $22 a month).

South Africa

Vitality accelerates its efforts to get people moving with exciting new benefits; also announces special Vitality points recognition initiative. Press release, September 30, 2020.
Vitality announced a series of product enhancements that will further motivate members to exercise and eat well. These enhancements include a healthy meal convenience meal rewards scheme, travel benefits, and enhancement to the Discovery Miles scheme.

Vitality’s 65+ bespoke programme for older adults enables members to live longer and better. Press release, September 7, 2020.
The Vitality 65+ offering now rewards members for completing health checks, eating healthily, and achieving exercise goals. Members can also get an get a discount of up to 40% on their life insurance premiums in retirement, based on their Vitality engagement.

Uap Old Mutual, Gertrude's Children's Hospital introduce medical cover for children. AllAfrica, August 14, 2020.
UAP Old Mutual General Business and Gertrude's Children's Hospital have partnered to introduce a comprehensive medical cover exclusively for children. It covers children from birth to 18 years of age.

South Korea

ABL Life Insurance launches new health insurance plans.The Korea Times, August 25, 2020.
ABL Life Insurance has launched two new types of health insurance plans. The plans are available to anyone aged from 30 to 80 years and anyone with pre-existing or chronic health plans to subscribe.

Spain

Yoigo launches Family Assistance insurance in partnership with BIBE and Helvetia. Press release, September 3, 2020. (Text in Spanish)
The Family Assistance insurance includes family medicine video consultations and remote access to medical history and free face-to-face consultations with a specialist. It also includes travel assistance (medical expenses and sickness or accident accommodation), legal and psychological advice in case of cyberbullying or bullying. The insurance costs 30/month for customers up to 25 years old, from 4o/month to those between 26 and 55 years old, and from 50/month for those over 55 years old. It can be purchased in Yoigo and MasLife stores.

Sri Lanka

Allianz makes personal accident insurance more accessible. Daily FT, August 24, 2020.
Allianz PAB Plus is an affordable personal accident insurance policy. It comes with a primary cover of Rs 400,000 for loss of life of the insured due to an accident, or Rs 400,000 for loss of eyesight, hand, feet or any other organs.

HNB Assurance introduces Supreme Health Max. Ceylon Today, August 29, 2020.
HNB Assurance recently unveiled its latest rider SupremeHealth Max that can be obtained along with the various life policies. Some of the benefits include a Worldwide Hospitalization Cover of up to Rs 50 million annually for individuals and families, Worldwide Cashless Claim Settlement, No Claim Bonus of up to 100%, and a Pre- and Post-Hospitalisation Expenses benefit.

Switzerland

Zur Rose and KPT together launch digital medicine assistant Medi+. Yahoo Finance, September 8, 2020.
KPT is the first health insurer to offer its patients a digital medicine assistant free of charge. KPT customers now have a new, free digital medicine assistant available round the clock.

Thailand

MTL unveils lump-sum health rider. Bangkok Post, July 1, 2020.
D Health is a rider covering the principal of protection starting from 1 million baht to 5 million baht. In return for paying lower premiums customers must pay a fixed amount for treatments.

United Kingdom

Bupa UK Insurance launches at-home skin cancer assessment service. Press release, September 24, 2020.
Bupa UK has launched a new remote skin assessment service to provide all its health insurance customers with fast detection of skin cancers from the safety of their home. Dermatologists provide fast diagnosis within 24 hours of customers’ uploading images.

Bupa’s new health and well-being plans launched for members based in the UK. ITIJ, September 23, 2020.
Bupa has launched its range of Be.Well plans: Be.Motivated, Be.Ready, Be.Reassured, Be.Ahead. The plans are available via the Bupa Be.Me app. This also includes the Silver Cloud online mental health well-being programs.

Bupa UK Insurance launches rapid at-home cardiac assessment service. Press release, July 29, 2020.
The new rapid cardiac assessment service has been rolled out to Bupa UK’s health insurance customers. Customers will have access to cardiologist consultants within 36 hours of contacting the triage team. The latest electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood test kits can be sent directly to a customer’s home and a follow-up video consultation arranged.

UK insurtech startup battleface offers COVID-19 travel insurance package. Insurance Journal, July 23, 2020.
The new COVID-19 travel insurance package offers cover for medical expenses caused by or resulting from COVID-19. The policy is offered to travelers up to the age of 59.

Rock Insurance announces new COVID-19 protection products for the travel industry. ITIJ, July 3, 2020.
The travel insurance product offers a key benefit of pre-departure cancellation insurance if travellers test positive for COVID-19. The new product covers the policyholder (including cancellation as standard) in the event that they test positive for coronavirus within 14 days before their holiday or if they have been hospitalized within 28 days of their holiday.
The product is flexible, so if there is a COVID-19 flare-up in a destination, customers will be allowed to change dates or destination ahead of their trip without admin fees.

United States

Sun Life launches COVID-19 outbreak coverage and related products for self-funded employers. PR Newswire, September 21, 2020.
Sun Life U.S. has added three COVID-19 insurance products to its stop-loss offerings, including coverage for outbreaks, providing risk protection for self-funded employers if employees become infected.

Arch Insurance announces new LeaveAssure™ product for Pennsylvania, combining Short Term Disability (STD) and Paid Family Leave (PFL). Business Wire, September 10, 2020.
LeaveAssure is a combined STD and PFL product that provides partial income replacement for employees who are unable to work due to their own illness or injury, or who need a leave of absence to care for a close family member. Employers can choose from a combined plan, which offers both STD and PFL benefits, or they can select either benefit individually.

Magellan Health and Livongo to co-create a new digital and clinical care experience across the behavioral health continuum. Business Wire, September 9, 2020.
Livongo for Behavioral Health will be available to Magellan Health customers and their members. The solution covers 15 of the most common conditions including depression, anxiety, insomnia, substance use disorder, chronic pain, opioid addiction, and more. It will be available 24/7, 365 days a year. The solution uses a number of evidence-based interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy, psychology, and mindfulness.

Amazon and John Hancock announce strategic collaboration aimed at helping customers improve their health and wellness. PR Newswire, August 27, 2020.
Amazon Halo through the John Hancock Vitality program will help customers discover their fitness, sleep, and other lifestyle habits to better understand their overall health. Customers will be able to link the Amazon Halo Band to the Vitality Program in order to earn points for steps they take towards leading a healthy life.

SCAN Health plan launches an interactive member engagement platform, coinciding with rise in digital use among older adults. PR Newswire, August 4, 2020.
In collaboration with Rally, SCAN is offering its members a digital solution that enables them to engage in online social communities, set and meet wellness goals, and get information about the health topics of interest to them. The easy-to-use platform allows SCAN members to get information on topics such as managing chronic conditions and mental well-being.

Sun Life offers hospital indemnity insurance with new extended hospitalization coverage to help members close coverage gaps. PR Newswire, August 3, 2020.
The hospitalization coverage pays a daily cash benefit directly to the member for an in-patient hospitalization up to 30 days. It also offers an extended hospitalization benefit that provides additional coverage for stays over 10 days, retroactive to the first day. The benefit can be used for anything from medical bills to groceries.

Tufts Health Plan launches new online tool to help members save on prescription drugs. PR Newswire, August 3, 2020.
MyPrescription Shopper is a no-cost, online tool designed to identify lower cost medications and provide savings opportunities to health plan members. This pharmacy savings tool also manages changes with the members’ physician to make selecting alternative medications seamless and easy.

WellCare partners with Shipt to provide free grocery delivery memberships to Medicare Advantage members for remainder of 2020. PR Newswire, August 3, 2020.
 WellCare announced a partnership with Shipt, a same-day delivery service, to help Medicare Advantage members safely and conveniently access groceries and everyday essentials. The benefit, which is subject to availability, is being offered to more than 200,000 members across 23 states.

Humana invests $100 million in telehealth start-up Heal. CNBC, July 29, 2020.
Humana partnered with Heal’s in-home and virtual care delivery services. Heal’s telemedicine, telepsychology (California only), and digital monitoring services are currently available in New York, New Jersey, Washington, California, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts offers dental members access to teledentistry during COVID-19 pandemic. PR Newswire, July 28, 2020.
Dental Blue members now have access to three months of free use of the Toothpic teledentistry app. Other programs include special access to select Philips Sonicare oral health products for use at home and in-person preventive services such as cleanings and exams twice in a calendar year.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announces bold new action to expand members’ access to mental health services. PR Newswire, July 23, 2020.
Video and telephonic telehealth services concerning mental health will be reimbursed as the same rate as in-person visits.
Telehealth coverage for psychiatric care will be expanded. More clinicians will be added to the Blue Cross mental health network to provide members with more options for their care.

Innovative new Level2 Digital Health therapy resulted in better health for people with type 2 diabetes. Press release, July 13, 2020.
Level2 is an innovative new therapy that combines wearable technology and customized personal support to help improve the health of people living with type 2 diabetes. The therapy equips eligible participants with integrated tools that include a mobile continuous glucose monitor (CGM), activity tracker, app-based alerts, and one-on-one clinical coaching.

Sibi Health launches in Philadelphia, bringing convenience and transparency to healthcare payment by democratizing access. Send2Press, July 10, 2020.
Sibi Health is an online marketplace for healthcare services. Sibi’s platform allows individuals to find local quality doctors, see upfront transparent prices, book and pay all in one place with a few clicks. Sibi Health’s network includes board-certified healthcare providers across specialties, from primary care, dentistry and gynecology to dermatology and mental health.

Heal, the leader in doctor house calls, launches affordable flat-rate healthcare to help families save up to $2,200 per year. PR Newswire, July 14, 2020.
Heal Pass provides house calls and telemedicine from physicians at a fixed monthly fee with no copays, no deductibles, and no insurance required.  The new service starts at $49 per month. It costs an additional $10 per person each month and a household may register up to six people to the account.

Welldoc and Montana Diabetes Digital Health Learning Network partner to offer digital support to those with diabetes. PR Newswire, July 1, 2020.
Welldoc announced a collaboration with The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana Diabetes Program and the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES) Montana Coordinating Body to introduce the digital health solution BlueStar® to its Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid populations. Participants in the program will have access to BlueStar to track critical dimensions of their health, including blood glucose, nutrition, medication adherence, blood pressure, psychosocial factors, and sleep..

The doctor will see you now” ... at Walgreens. Media Post, July 9, 2020.
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Village MD say they will offer full-service doctor offices in 500 to 700 stores in more than 30 U.S. markets. These clinics are a significant step forward in creating the pharmacy of the future.

Priority Health provides all members free access to Livongo's myStrength mental health and wellness app. Business Wire, July 8, 2020.
Priority Health members who sign up have the option of having a dedicated engagement health coach while they go through the program. myStrength offers more than 1,600 activities, which can either be self-directed or done through coaching support. They include activities to help manage depression, anxiety, stress, chronic pain, and mindfulness, among others.

Humana to offer LabCorp At-Home COVID-19 test collection and collaborate with Walmart and Quest Diagnostics to offer drive-thru testing for Humana members. Press release, June 30, 2020.
Humana is the first insurer to offer LabCorp’s at-home test-collection kits. Humana also announced an innovative new collaboration with Walmart and Quest Diagnostics to help members more easily get tested.

Vietnam

AIA Vietnam launches Personal Medical Case Management service. VN Express, July 22, 2020.
The Personal Medical Case Management service will help customers obtain the correct diagnosis and treatment and minimize unnecessary medical care. In partnership with Medix Group, customers will be supported by a Medix case management team and enjoy access to leading specialists including doctors, nurses, coordinators, and medical interpreters.