Medikey™ Partners with Teladoc and eDocAmerica to Offer Consumers Direct Access to Healthcare Providers by Video Chat or Telephone

Quality, convenient medical services and savings tools now
available for individual purchase:

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medikey™, a health data aggregator that empowers consumers and employers
to take greater control over healthcare costs, today launched a
partnership with Teladoc
(NYSE:TDOC) and eDocAmerica
offer underinsured and uninsured consumers unprecedented
access to quality, affordable medical care online or by telephone. A
benefit once available only through employers and health plans,
consumers can now access directly from Medikey™ this type of convenient,
non-emergency care from board-certified physicians, nurses,
psychologists, pharmacists, dentists and fitness experts for $50

“Our bundled toolsets enable consumers to make smarter healthcare
choices,” says Joe Truscelli, founder and CEO, Medikey™, whose team
helped to pioneer the current electronic data interchange rails in
place, providing healthcare revenue cycle management tools for one-third
of today’s healthcare providers. “Combined with our unique retail and
online digital channel partner agreements which connect to millions of
Americans nationwide, Medikey fills the gap for the
underinsured/uninsured consumer market. Today, we’re opening the
floodgates for consumers to take advantage of many healthcare services
— like Teladoc and eDocAmerica — which have not yet reached their true
potential market penetration.”

The MediKey™ program enables consumers to email a physician and get a
response within 24 hours at no charge. A $45 co-pay allows card holders
to talk with a Teladoc physician via mobile devices, the internet,
secure video and phone, and receive a personal response within an
average of 10 minutes.

“Medikey™ is growing and evolving, with expanded offerings to include
pricing and comparative shopping tools for any procedure — from minor
injuries to bypass surgery – as well as a medical tourism option to
access care worldwide,” says Truscelli. “Our programs steer people away
from costly ER visits, provide answers and options for saving money, and
help to relieve the burden of unpaid medical bills, bad credit and

About Medikey™

Medikey™ is a healthcare data aggregator providing consumers, third
party administrators (TPAs), self-insured employers and insurance
companies an online search engine for exact healthcare pricing and
purchasing. Medikey™ enables smarter healthcare choices and cost savings
with HIPAA-compliant technology. Visit,,

About Teladoc

Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) is the nation’s first and largest telehealth
platform, delivering on-demand healthcare anytime, from almost anywhere
via mobile devices, the internet, secure video and phone. More than 12.5
million U.S. members are connected to Teladoc’s network of over 2,000
board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health
professionals who provide care for a wide range of non-emergency
conditions. With a median response time of less than 10 minutes, Teladoc
physicians will perform more than 525,000 telehealth visits in 2015.
Teladoc and its physicians consistently earn a 95 percent member
satisfaction rating or better, and Teladoc is the only telehealth
company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance
(NCQA) for its physician credentialing process.

Recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of its “50 Smartest
Companies 2015,” Teladoc works with health plans, employers,
organizations and individuals to provide access to affordable,
high-quality healthcare on demand. Teladoc is transforming the access,
cost and quality dynamics of healthcare delivery. For more information,


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