Employers, insurers push to make virtual visits regular care

Medical director of Doctor on Demand Dr. Vibin Roy listens to a patient via an ear bud during an online primary care visit conducted from his home, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Keller, Texas. Some U.S. employers and insurers want you to make telemedicine your first choice for most doctor visits. Retail giant Amazon and several insurers have started or expanded virtual-first care plans to get people thinking telemedicine routinely, even for annual checkups. (AP Photo/LM Otero)