Important Reminders About Your Employee Benefits

19-Mar-2020

By: The Pipeline

Telemedicine Services

Click when you’re sick!

Did you know you could skip the waiting room and get the care you need NOW? Employees with Blue Cross medical coverage through Danos can use BlueCare telemedicine services. With BlueCare, you can have online visits with U.S. trained, board-certified doctors 24/7, 365.

What is telemedicine?

Telemedicine is a service where patients and physicians connect online and share information in real-time. Using a computer, tablet, smartphone, or any device with internet and a camera, patients can meet with a doctor for diagnosis and treatment without having to wait for an appointment I.e., patients can consult a physician from the comfort of their home.

BlueCare costs $39 upfront and is an easy way to treat non-emergency, common conditions like rashes, cold or flu systems, mild stomach bug, etc.

It’s easy to sign up!

  • Go to www.BlueCareLA.com or download the BlueCare app for Android or iPhone.
  • Create your account with a username and password, which you will use for each BlueCare visit.

BlueCare is great for those times when you need to see a doctor but can’t find the time, feeling too sick to leave the house or are traveling. The next time you need care, the doctor will be only a click away!

Refills made easy!

Danos is waving early refill limits on 30-day prescription maintenance medications that are consistent with your benefits plan. This means fewer trips to the pharmacy for you! Blue Cross will also ensure formulary flexibility if there are shortages or access issues.

Pharmacy refills and delivery is available for those who are enrolled in the Danos medical plan through Express Scripts. This includes free shipping, access to up to a 3-month supply of long-term medicine, and 24/7, 365 pharmacist support from your home.

Click here to register with ExpressScripts.

401k Enrollees

Danos employees who are enrolled in the company’s 401K plan can get up-to-date information on their account by calling Vanguard at (866) 794-2145 or by clicking here to visit the Vanguard website.

Hassell Wealth Management offers financial planning services to Danos employees who are enrolled in the Danos 401K plan. To schedule an appointment, call 985-868-9881 or email info@hassellwealth.com.

Free COVID-19 Counseling Support

There are so many stressors and strong emotions we are all experiencing because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Louisiana State Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health has established a hotline to help Louisianans cope. Call the Keep Calm Through COVID hotline 24/7, 365 at 1-866-310-7977 if you need to talk with a trained counselor about your situation. All calls are confidential. Click here to learn more.

The Pipeline

Keeping employees connected.


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