Navigating the Daily Health Screening Tool
All UVM employees must submit the Daily Health Screening before coming to work at a UVM facility. Learn more about who needs to fill it out and when on the Daily Health Screening Tool web page.
Telemedicine: BCBS AmWell
The UVM plan offers a service available called telemedicine. It allows employees and covered dependents to access the care of a trained physician in the comfort of their own home. This service is provided through BlueCross by a company named Amwell Telemedicine can a key element to controlling the spread of COVID-19. Whether people are concerned about coronavirus or a non-urgent concern, staying home reduces exposure and the spread of COVID-19. This also covers mental health counseling.
BlueCross contracts with American Well (AmWell) to provide this service to UVM covered employees and dependents. In addition, Amwell has established a Telehealth Response Program to support the use of telehealth as an initial COVID-19 screening tool, which includes an always-on-call infection control officer.
- Who: Covered Employees & Covered Dependents
- Where: Access Care Anywhere (Mobile App or Web Browser)
- Cost: Included in UVM Plan ($10 per visit co-pay, $0 for mental health)
BCBS AmWell Instructions (pdf)
Mail Order Prescription Drug Coverage
For convenience and to minimize potential exposure in public places, consider enrolling in mail-order prescription drug services. Prescriptions will be delivered directly to an individual’s home or office.
In addition, please contact the local pharmacy as they may have mail-order services available. We recommend that your employees contact their health care provider to obtain a 90-day prescription for maintenance drugs prior to their next refill. Cost-sharing for prescription drugs still applies. Please be advised that controlled substances and specialty medications are not eligible for the 90-day supply at this time.
- Who: Covered Employees & Dependents
- Where: Delivered to Your Home
- Cost: Included in BCBS Coverage
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