Insurer uses nurses to staff telehealth call center

Some Iowa nurses are taking telehealth positions at a call center run by Healthways, a contractor of Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The insurer hopes to reduce health care costs and route people to appropriate medical care by allowing them to talk at length about their concerns or conditions with a nurse.

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